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The Kinks - Arthur or The Decline and Fall of the British Empire - 50th anniversary edition 2 LP +

The Kinks - Arthur or The Decline and Fall of the British Empire - 50th anniversary edition 2 LP +

$ 29.99

Artist: The Kinks | Label: Sanctuary | Format: 2xLP | Genre: Rock | LP Condition: Mint | LP Jacket condition: Sealed

The Kinks 
Arthur or The Decline and Fall of The British Empire 
50th Anniversary Edition - heavyweight 2 LP set remastered w/ singles & BBC mixes, Dave Davies solo tracks, housed in a deluxe gatefold with booklet including sleeve notes, band interviews and rare images. 
The hugely well-respected and historically important Kinks seventh studio album Arthur Or The Decline And Fall Of The British Empire was released on 10th October 1969, and celebrates its 50th anniversary on 2019. 'Rock musical' in style and one of the most effective concept albums in rock history, the album was constructed by Kinks' frontman Ray Davies as the soundtrack to a subsequently cancelled Granada Television play. The album receiving almost unanimous acclaim upon its release.
Rolling Stone 1969 - "Arthur is a masterpiece on every level, Ray Davies' finest hour. The Kinks' supreme achievement and the best British album of 1969". Melody Maker 1969 - "Ray Davies' finest hour... beautifully British to the core"
Original album tracklist:
Yes Sir No Sir
Some Mother's Son
Mr. Churchill Says
She's Bought A Hat Like Princess Marina
Young And Innocent Days
Nothing To Say
2nd disc includes; 
Plastic Man
King Kong (mono) 
Lincoln County (Dave Davies solo track) 
There is No Live Without Love (mono)
Hold My Hand (Dave Davies solo track) 
Creeping Jean (Dave Davies solo track) 
Mindless Child of Motherhood (Dave Davies solo track) 
This Man He Weeps Tonight (Dave Davies solo track) 
Groovy Movies (Dave Davies solo track) 
Victoria (BBC mix) 
Mr. Churchill Says ( BBC mix
Arthur ( BBC mix

It is NEW and SEALED. 
NEW SEALED 180g re-mastered LP w/ original 
Gatefold artwork and including insert with photos, sleeve 
notes and band quotes. 

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