Greatest Hits 1970-1986

Release info:

Produced by: Ray Davies, Dave Davies
Release date: 30 Oct, 2007
Record label & catalog #: Konk/Velvel/Koch Records VEL-79822
Country: USA
Format: 3 CD set
Release type: Compilation
Description/Notes: 3-disc set in wallet-style packaging. With some (all?) of these, the disc labels on the two audio CDs are switched.

Tracks:

Disc 1: Celluloid Heroes/Greatest Hits
1. 20th Century Man   stereo mix (5:53), recorded Aug-Sep 1971 at Morgan Studios, Willesden, London
2. Complicated Life   stereo mix (4:00), recorded Aug-Sep 1971 at Morgan Studios, Willesden, London
3. Muswell Hillbilly   stereo mix (4:55), recorded Aug-Sep 1971 at Morgan Studios, Willesden, London
4. Alcohol   live, stereo mix (5:20), recorded 3 Mar, 1972 at Carnegie Hall, New York
5. Celluloid Heroes   stereo mix (6:20), recorded May-Jun 1972 at Morgan Studios, Willesden, London
6. Here Comes Yet Another Day   stereo mix (3:57), recorded May-Jun 1972 at Morgan Studios, Willesden, London
7. Sweet Lady Genevieve   stereo mix (3:23), recorded Jul 1973 at Konk Studios, Hornsey, London
8. One Of The Survivors   stereo mix (4:25), recorded Mar 1973 at Konk Studios, Hornsey, London
9. Sitting In The Midday Sun   stereo mix, recorded May 1973 at Konk Studios, Hornsey, London
10. He's Evil   stereo mix, recorded Jan-Mar 1974 at Konk Studios, Hornsey, London
11. Mirror Of Love   stereo mix, Ray Davies' demo, recorded probably Dec 1973 at Konk Studios, Hornsey, London
12. Artificial Man   stereo mix, recorded Jan-Mar 1974 at Konk Studios, Hornsey, London
13. Everybody's A Star (Starmaker)   stereo mix (2:57), recorded Aug 1974, additional overdubs done Oct 1974 at Konk Studios, Hornsey, London
14. (A) Face In The Crowd   stereo mix, recorded Aug 1974, additional overdubs done Oct 1974 at Konk Studios, Hornsey, London
15. You Can't Stop The Music   stereo mix, recorded Aug 1974, additional overdubs done Oct 1974 at Konk Studios, Hornsey, London
16. I'm In Disgrace   stereo mix, recorded 19 Aug, 1975 at Konk Studios, Hornsey, London
17. The Hard Way   stereo mix, recorded 22 Sep, 1975 at Konk Studios, Hornsey, London
18. No More Looking Back   stereo mix, recorded 16 Sep, 1975 at Konk Studios, Hornsey, London
   
Disc 2: Come Dancing With The Kinks
1. Come Dancing   stereo mix, album edit (3:54), recorded Oct 1982 at Konk Studios, Hornsey, London
2. Low Budget   stereo mix, shorter edit (3:46), recorded Jan 1979 at Konk Studios, Hornsey, London
3. Catch Me Now I'm Falling   stereo mix (5:56), recorded 20-30 May, 1979 (backing track), early Jun 1979 (vocals) at Power Station, New York (backing track), Blue Rock Studios, New York (vocals)
4. A Gallon Of Gas   stereo mix, longer edit with extra verse (3:41), recorded 20-30 May, 1979 (backing track), early Jun 1979 (vocals) at Power Station, New York (backing track), Blue Rock Studios, New York (vocals)
5. (Wish I Could Fly Like) Superman   stereo mix, newer mix with synthesizer overdubs, longer LP edit (6:01), recorded Jan 1979, additional synthesizer overdubs Feb 1979 at Konk Studios, Hornsey, London
6. Sleepwalker   stereo mix (4:01), recorded 22-30 Sep, 1976 at Konk Studios, Hornsey, London
7. Full Moon   stereo mix, recorded 15-17 Sep, 1976 at Konk Studios, Hornsey, London
8. Misfits   stereo mix, recorded 24-28 Oct, 1977 at Konk Studios, Hornsey, London
9. A Rock 'N' Roll Fantasy   stereo mix (4:58), recorded Jan 1978 at Konk Studios, Hornsey, London
10. Do It Again   stereo mix (4:09), recorded Aug-Sep 1984 at Konk Studios, Hornsey, London
11. Better Things   stereo mix (2:44), recorded Apr 1981 at Konk Studios, Hornsey, London
12. Lola   live, stereo mix (4:48), recorded 23 Sep, 1979 at Providence Civic Center, Providence, Rhode Island
13. You Really Got Me   live, stereo mix, recorded 6 Mar, 1979 at Lowell Memorial Auditorium, Lowell, Massachusetts
14. Good Day   stereo mix, recorded Jun 1984 at Konk Studios, Hornsey, London
15. Living On A Thin Line   stereo mix (4:12), recorded Aug-Sep 1984 at Konk Studios, Hornsey, London
16. Destroyer   stereo mix (3:44), recorded May 1979, vocals overdubbed probably 1981 at Power Station, New York
17. Don't Forget To Dance   stereo mix, album mix/edit (4:34), recorded Sep 1982 (overdubs recorded Oct 1982) at Grand Slam Studios, East Orange, New Jersey (overdubs recorded at Konk Studios, Hornsey, London)
18. Father Christmas   stereo mix (3:39), recorded Dec 1976 or Oct 1977 at Konk Studios, Hornsey, London
   
Disc 3: One For The Road DVD



Related Releases:

The Kinks' Greatest - Celluloid Heroes May 1976 USA RCA Victor APL1-1743 12" vinyl LP (album), 33 1/3 RPM
The Kinks' Greatest - Celluloid Heroes 25 Jun, 1976 UK RCA Victor RS 1059 12" vinyl LP (album), 33 1/3 RPM
Come Dancing With The Kinks/The Best Of The Kinks 1977-1986 Jun 1986 USA Arista A2CD-8428 CD
Come Dancing With The Kinks/The Best Of The Kinks 1977-1986 1986 Brazil Arista/BMG (unknown) 12" vinyl 2-LP set (double album), 33 1/3 RPM
Come Dancing With The Kinks/The Best Of The Kinks 1977-1986 2 Jun, 1986 USA Arista AL11-8428 12" vinyl 2-LP set (double album), 33 1/3 RPM
Come Dancing With The Kinks/The Best Of The Kinks 1977-1986 Oct 1986 UK Arista 302 778 12" vinyl 2-LP set (double album), 33 1/3 RPM
Come Dancing With The Kinks/The Best Of The Kinks 1977-1986 24 Oct, 2000 USA Konk/Velvel/Koch VEL-79733 CD
The Kinks' Greatest - Celluloid Heroes 25 Sep, 2001 USA Konk/Velvel/Koch VEL-CD-79734 CD


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