Face to Face

The Kinks - Face to Face
Critic Score
Based on 2 reviews
1966 Ratings: #12 / 38
User Score
Based on 100 ratings
1966 Ratings: #11
Liked by 7 people
October 28, 1966 / Release Date
LP / Format
Pye / Label
Pop Rock / Genres
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The History of The Albums – n°318

Banned from live performances and stays in the United States, the Kinks could only really rely on the link with their country and their musical content to continue to make history. Obviously this did not prevent them from continuing to be successful in America with their singles/albums but the constraint was significant. That's why Ray Davis and his friends went for a more "English" content, detaching themselves from a kind of ... read more
Their first great album in one of the most impressive run from late 60's to the early 70's, containing one of the their most beloved and regonizable tracks, Sunny Afternoon which easily deserves its recognition but their are so many catchy gems hidden within Face to Face such as Too Much On My Mind and Party Line for playful release filled to the brim with so of The Kinks' most tongue in cheek lyrics.

Track Review

Party Line 8.5/10.
Rosie Won't You Please Come Home 8.5/10.
Dandy 9/10
Too ... read more
'Sunny Afternoon' should be on all your 1960's mixes/playlists.
14. Fancy
13. You're Lookin' Fine
12. Little Miss Queen of Darkness
11. Holiday in Waikiki
10. Most Exclusive Residence for Sale
9. House in the Country
8. Session Man
7. Rainy Day in June
6. I'll Remember
5. Too Much on My Mind
4. Party Line
3. Dandy
2. Rosie Won't You Please Come Home
1. Sunny Afternoon
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Track List

  1. Party Line
  2. Rosie Won't You Please Come Home
  3. Dandy
  4. Too Much on My Mind
  5. Session Man
  6. Rainy Day in June
  7. A House in the Country
  8. Holiday in Waikiki
  9. Most Exclusive Residence for Sale
  10. Fancy
  11. Little Miss Queen of Darkness
  12. You're Lookin' Fine
  13. Sunny Afternoon
  14. I'll Remember
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Added on: June 1, 2013