Saturday, February 27, 2010

Kinks Update

Ray Davies Rerecording Kinks Songs With Bruce Springsteen, Bon Jovi and More - Spinner: "While Kinks frontman Ray Davies joins millions of British Invasion fans in waiting on his brother and guitarist Dave Davies to decide if he wants to reunite the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame band, the singer-songwriter is continuing to find new ways to re-examine his legendary band's catalog.

Having viewed the Kinks through the eyes of choirs with 'The Kinks Choral Collection,' he now will see the band through some of music's biggest stars. In an interview with, Davies revealed that he's recording a duets album of classic Kinks tunes with the likes of Bruce Springsteen, Jon Bon Jovi, the Killers, Lucinda Williams and more."


Deb said...

In her autobiography, Marianne Faithfull says the Davies brothers were the most dysfunctional family members she ever encountered. Ray may be waiting a long time for Dave to say yes to a reunion.

Todd Mason said...

Well, if they haven't outgrown childhood rivalries in their 60s, it does seem unlikely they ever will.