The Kinks ‎– Arthur Or The Decline And Fall Of The British Empire

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Essential ‎– ESM CD 511, Essential ‎– GSA 0000511ESM, Essential ‎– GSA0000511ESM
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Tracklist

1 Victoria 3:40
2 Yes Sir, No Sir 3:46
3 Some Mother's Son 3:25
4 Drivin' 3:21
5 Brainwashed 2:34
6 Australia 6:46
7 Shangri-La 5:20
8 Mr. Churchill Says 4:42
9 She's Bought A Hat Like Princess Marina 3:07
10 Young And Innocent Days 3:21
11 Nothing To Say 3:08
12 Arthur 5:27
Bonus Tracks
13 Plastic Man (Mono) 3:04
14 King Kong (Mono) 3:23
15 Drivin' (Mono) 3:12
16 Mindless Child Of Motherhood (Mono) 3:16
17 This Man He Weeps Tonight (Mono) 2:42
18 Plastic Man (Stereo) 3:02
19 Mindless Child Of Motherhood (Stereo) 3:10
20 This Man He Weeps Tonight (Stereo) 2:40
21 She's Bought A Hat Like Princess Marina (Mono) 3:07
22 Mr. Shoemakers Daughter 3:07

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Tracks 1-12 released as 'Arthur or the Decline and Fall of the British Empire' - Pye NSPL 18317 (stereo) on 10 October 1969.

Tracks 1-3 and 5-12 recorded at Pye Studios, May/June 1969.
Track 4 recorded at Pye Studios, May 1969.
Track 13 recorded at Pye Studios, early March 1969. Released as A-side on Pye single 7N17724 (mono) on 28 Mar 1969.
Track 14 recorded at Pye Studios, early March 1969. Released as B-side on Pye single 7N17724 (mono) on 28 Mar 1969.
Track 15 recorded at Pye Studios, May 1969. Released as A-side on Pye single 7N17776 (mono) on 20 June 1969.
Track 16 recorded at Pye Studios, May 1969. Released as B-side on Pye single 7N17776 (mono) on 20 June 1969.
Track 17 recorded at Pye Studios, May/June 1969. Released as B-side on Pye 7N17812 (mono) on 12 Sept 1969.
Track 18 recorded at Pye Studios, early March 1969. Unreleased stereo mix.
Track 19 recorded at Pye Studios, May 1969. Unreleased stereo mix.
Track 20 recorded at Pye Studios, May/June 1969. Unreleased stereo mix.
Track 21 recorded at Pye Studios, May/June 1969. Unreleased mono take.
Track 22 Unreleased studio track recorded at Pye Studios April/May 1969 originally slated for release on Dave Davies ill fated studio album.

Remastered at Chop 'Em Out.

This compilation ℗ & © 1998 Castle Communications Plc. Made in England.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Matrix / Runout: ESMCD511 01 %
  • Barcode: 5 017615 851120
  • Label Code: LC 6448
  • Mastering SID Code: IFPI L0132
  • Mould SID Code: IFPI 0454

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