Ray & Dave Davies Confirm Recording NEW Kinks Music

New music raises possibility of Kinks Reunion tour...

July 17, 2019

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In a just-published interview with Rolling Stone Magazine, The KINKS Dave Davies has confirmed that he, brother Ray Davies, and original Kinks drummer Mick Avory have been recording new music as a trio, with an eye towards possibly releasing the songs on a new album. The Kinks last played together as a band in 1996, but the 2 Davies brothers started working together in 2014, mostly going through old tapes and prepping the 50th Anniversary edition of their album, 'Arthur.' (Ray Davies noted that he was partially inspired to patch things up with his brother by going to a recent Rolling Stones concert.) However, they have also been working out some new material, of which Dave Davies says, “The songs are really just in demo form now, but good demos. The intention is to get the work out, but it’s not a done deal.” Additionally, the 2 brothers have also been going over their older songs, including some that are unreleased and some that are unfinished: “This has really been going on for a couple of years" says Dave Davies. We keep going backwards and listening to a lot of old stuff. Some of that is very good, and some of it needs a bit of work.” Back in June, Ray Davies had confirmed that he and his brother (with whom he reconciled in 2014) were indeed in the process of making a new Kinks record. Previous Kinks reunion rumors surfaced In both 2008 and 2011, but this time around it seems like it could very well happen... Rock ON, Ray & Dave & Kinks!