Kinks (You Really Got Me) And Kinda Kinks

Release info:

Produced by: Shel Talmy
Release date: 13 Aug, 1996
Record label & catalog #: Mobile Fidelity Sound Lab UDCD 679
Country: USA
Format: CD
Release type: Reissue
Description/Notes: stereo mix of "Kinks" and mono mix of "Kinda Kinks"

Tracks:

1. Beautiful Delilah   stereo mix (2:04), recorded late Aug 1964 at Pye Studios (No. 2), London
2. So Mystifying   stereo mix (2:49), recorded late Aug 1964 at Pye Studios (No. 2), London
3. Just Can't Go To Sleep   stereo mix (1:58), recorded 17, 18, 24, 25 Aug 1964 at Pye Studios (No. 2), London
4. Long Tall Shorty   stereo mix (2:48), recorded late Aug 1964 at Pye Studios (No. 2), London
5. I Took My Baby Home   stereo mix (1:46), recorded probably 17 Jan, 1964 at Pye Studios (No. 1), London
6. I'm A Lover Not A Fighter   stereo mix (2:02), recorded late Aug 1964 at Pye Studios (No. 2), London
7. You Really Got Me   mono mix (2:13), recorded mid-Jul 1964 at IBC Studios, London
8. Cadillac   stereo mix (2:41), recorded late Aug 1964 at Pye Studios (No. 2), London
9. Bald Headed Woman   stereo mix (2:41), recorded late Aug 1964 at Pye Studios (No. 2), London
10. Revenge   stereo mix (1:28), recorded late Aug 1964 at Pye Studios (No. 2), London
11. Too Much Monkey Business   stereo mix (2:14), recorded late Aug 1964 at Pye Studios (No. 2), London
12. I've Been Driving On Bald Mountain   stereo mix (2:02), recorded late Aug 1964 at Pye Studios (No. 2), London
13. Stop Your Sobbing   stereo mix (2:05), recorded 17, 18, 24, 25 Aug 1964 at Pye Studios (No. 2), London
14. Got Love If You Want It   stereo mix (3:49), recorded late Aug 1964 at Pye Studios (No. 2), London
15. Look For Me Baby   mono mix (2:13), recorded 16, 17 Feb, 1965 at Pye Studios (No. 2), London
16. Got My Feet On The Ground   mono mix (2:13), recorded 15-17 Feb, 1965 at Pye Studios (No. 2), London
17. Nothin' In The World Can Stop Me Worryin' 'Bout That Girl   mono mix (2:42), recorded 16, 17 Feb, 1965 at Pye Studios (No. 2), London
18. Naggin' Woman   mono mix (2:33), recorded 15-17 Feb, 1965 at Pye Studios (No. 2), London
19. Wonder Where My Baby Is Tonight   mono mix (1:58), recorded 16, 17 Feb, 1965 at Pye Studios (No. 2), London
20. Tired Of Waiting For You   mono mix (2:30), recorded 17, 18, 24, 25 Aug 1964 at Pye Studios (No. 2), London, with additional guitar overdub at IBC Studios, London in 29 Dec 1964
21. Dancing In The Street   mono mix (2:18), recorded 15-17 Feb, 1965 at Pye Studios (No. 2), London
22. Don't Ever Change   mono mix (2:22), recorded 29 Dec 1964 at IBC Studios, London
23. Come On Now   mono mix (1:45), recorded 22 or 23 Dec, 1964 at Pye Studios (No. 2), London
24. So Long   mono mix (2:08), recorded 15-17 Feb, 1965 at Pye Studios (No. 2), London
25. You Shouldn't Be Sad   mono mix (1:59), recorded 16, 17 Feb, 1965 at Pye Studios (No. 2), London
26. Something Better Beginning   mono mix (2:23), recorded 22 Dec 1964 at Pye Studios (No. 2), London


Liner Notes:

[Includes original liner notes from "Kinks" and "Kinda Kinks."]

When Ray Davies and his brother, Dave, formed a band in the early '60s, little did anyone realize where the decision would lead them. Along with The Beatles, Stones, Who, Herman's Hermits, Animals, and others, The Kinks were an integral part of the "British Invasion" which forever changed the direction of popular music around the globe.

And unlike so many of those bands filling the airwaves of Top 40 radio in the early 1960s, The Kinks did not evaporate and disappear. Their hard-edged sound, influenced by the Blues (like so many British bands) was honed under Ray's tutelage into something uniquely their own. Thoughtful, sarcastic, catchy, and always cleverly interesting, The Kinks' original brand of music continued through the flower power of the late '60s, the disco of the '70s, and beyond.

The story begins here, however, with these two releases recorded over 30 years ago. Originally on the Pye label in Britain, their first effort "Kinks," was released by Reprise in the United States as "You Really Got Me". And, as was the habit in those days, the British pressing offered several songs which were not contained on their U.S. LP counterpart (they are included on this CD). The second title, "Kinda Kinks," from 1965, was identical on both sides of the Atlantic [Not true -dte].

In addition to the additional tracks from the first British recording, Mobile Fidelity has also included extra photos not on the original packaging. We hope that you will enjoy this 1960s slice of British Invasion history brought to you by way of Mobile Fidelity's state-of-the-art mastering technology.

Herbert A. Belkin, President
Mobile Fidelity Sound Lab, August 1996


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