Win Ray Davies' 'The Kinks Choral Collection' CD!
Ray Davies, the legendary lead singer of the Kinks has had a successful career spanning more than 40 years. - "The Kings Choral Collection" features new versions of classics such as "You Really Got Me", "All Day And All Of The Night", "Waterloo Sunset" and many more featuring the 65 member Crouch End Festival Chorus.
Produced by Davies himself and with uplifting, sometimes epic, choral arrangements by David Temple, Steve Markwick and Davies - Features a six-song suite from the 1968 album The Kinks Are The Village Green Preservation Society, widely regarded as The Kinks' masterpiece.
After massively successful career spanning more than 40 years, Ray Davies, the legendary lead singer of The Kinks, is back with creative and unusual interpretations of songs from his extensive catalog. Often referred to as "almost indisputably rock's most literate, witty and insightful songwriter," Davies had the ambitious idea to collaborate with the 65-strong Crouch End Festival Chorus at the 2007 BBC Electric Proms in London to create The Kinks Choral Collection.
Produced by Davies himself and with uplifting, sometimes epic, choral arrangements by David Temple, Steve Markwick and Davies, this union casts a fresh light to some of The Kinks' timeless compositions including striking new versions of classics such as "You Really Got Me", "All Day And All Of The Night", "Waterloo Sunset" and many more. Ray said of his Crouch End vocal colleagues; "With a song like 'Waterloo Sunset', I feel as if the people I wrote it for are singing it".
If you would like to win a copy of this new CD, just answer this easy question: Davies published his "unauthorized autobiography", X-Ray, in 1994. In 1997, he published a book of short stories entitled ... what?!
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