The Kinks Are The Village Green Preservation Society

The Kinks - The Kinks Are The Village Green Preservation Society
Critic Score
Based on 4 reviews
1968 Ratings: #23 / 108
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Based on 638 ratings
1968 Ratings: #11
Liked by 134 people
November 22, 1968 / Release Date
LP / Format
Pye, Reprise / Label
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The History of The Albums – n°403

[I recommend you to read my previous reviews on the Kinks in order to better understand this one]. The Kinks Are The Village Green Preservation Society (no less) is probably one of the albums that clearly impact-ed my musical tastes in my youth! I grew up with it, I wouldn't go as far as to say that I would go on a desert island with it if I had to choose only one album, but clearly it wouldn't be a bad idea. Finally I discovered the rest of the ... read more


"The Kinks Are The Village Green Preservation Society" is another impressive and standout album in the field of 60's Pop Rock and Psychedelic Pop that can go toe to toe with their more well known contemporaries. This albums instrumentation, lyrics and whole atmosphere are very colourful and ooze character, each song has a quirk about them that I can't help but have fun and smile at, it's one of those albums where the charm all comes from the cartoony soundscapes and vibe. It may be 3 ... read more


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The Kinks you say... Hmmmm

Anyways, besides the name of the band, this was a weirdly wholesome and fun experience, sure, they may not be The Beach Boys in terms of Baroque Pop, but this album certainly has a nice relaxing, lush, and fun sound to it. And while this album doesn't have as out there concept like something like Sgt. Pepper, it has a certainly 60's Britain charm to it, it's like walking down the ... read more


Everyone who likes the Beatles should listen to this album.


its ok, not the best but its definitely ok.

favorite: starstruck
least favorite: monica



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Added on: May 13, 2013