Lavender Hill

Written by: Ray Davies

Published by: ?

Chord file


I want to walk eternity,
In through the land of make believe.
And watch the clouds roll over me,
And let the sun shine down on me.
The only place that I wanna be,
Lavender Hill for me.

Wish I could live on sugar and milk,
Then I could live on Lavender Hill.
Then I could raise my head to the sky,
And let the sun saturate me with love.

I wanna walk you up Lavender Hill,
Everybody loves Lavender Hill.
Even the bird that sits in the tree,
Seems to sing sweet melodies.
Even the breeze is whispering,
Lavender Hill for me.

While people eat their biscuits with tea,
They dream of daffodils that sway in the breeze.
And every Sunday afternoon,
Tidy ladies shine their shoes.
And every little lady dreams,
Lavender memories.

Lavender Hill for me.
Lavender Hill for me.
I wanna walk you up Lavender Hill.
I wanna walk you up Lavender Hill.

This song can be found on the following releases:

mono mix (2:53), recorded Aug 1967 at Pye Studios (No. 2), London
The Great Lost Kinks Album 25 Jan, 1973 USA Reprise MS 2127 12" vinyl LP (album), 33 1/3 RPM
Neue Revue - The Great Lost Kinks Album Mar 2000 Germany - HTSLP 340016 P (fake) CD
The Kinks Are The Village Green Preservation Society (Special Deluxe Edition) 28 Jun, 2004 UK Sanctuary Records Group SMETD 102 3 CD set
Picture Book 8 Dec, 2008 UK Universal/Sanctuary 5313049 Multi CD box set
Waterloo Sunset - The Very Best Of The Kinks & Ray Davies 13 Aug 2012 UK Sanctuary Records/Universal Music 371 248-9 2 CD set
The Anthology - 1964-1971 17 Nov 2014 UK Sony/Legacy/BMG 88875021542 Multi CD box set
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