It was later briefly available officially on The Great Lost Kinks Album, only issued in the US, in limited quantities, in It has never appeared on CD anywhere. Track , the mono mix, was delivered to the US, but has never been issued before/5(18).
"The Village Green Preservation Society" is a single by the English rock group the Kinks. Written by Ray Davies, the song is a nostalgic reflection on cultural English " village green ", country, and hamlet lifestyle, and references many different characteristics and features of it, such as Tudor houses and draught beer.
Ray Davies ' sentimental, nostalgic streak emerged on Something Else, but it developed into a manifesto on The Village Green Preservation Society, a concept album lamenting the passing of old-fashioned English traditions. As the opening title song says, the Kinks -- meaning Ray himself, in this case -- were for preserving "draught beer and virginity," and throughout the rest of the album, he .
1. The Village Green Preservation Society 2. Do You Remember Walter? 3. Picture Book 4. Johnny Thunder 5. Last Of The Steam-Powered Trains 6. Big Sky 7. Sitting By The Riverside Side 2: 1. Animal Farm 2. Village Green 3. Starstruck 4. Phenomenal Cat 5. All Of My Friends Were There 6. Wicked Annabella 7. Monica 8. People Take Pictures Of Each Other.
The Kinks Are The Village Green Preservation Society: Dec UK: PRT PYL 12" vinyl LP (album), 33 1/3 RPM: The Kinks Are The Village Green Preservation Society: Jan Germany: PRT (TELDEC) ZR: CD: The Kinks Are The Village Green Preservation Society: 18 Dec, UK: Castle Communications CLACD CD: The Kinks Are The.