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The Kinks United Kingdom 

The best album by The Kinks is The Kinks Are The Village Green Preservation Society which is ranked number 153 in the overall greatest album chart with a total rank score of 11,042.

The Kinks is ranked number 65 in the overall artist rankings with a total rank score of 29,420.

Members who like this artist also like: The Rolling Stones, The Beatles and Bob Dylan.

The Kinks official website: http://www.thekinks.info

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The Kinks best albums

The following albums by The Kinks are ranked highest in the greatest album charts:

Sort byOverall Rank | Number of Charts | Average Rating | Number of Ratings | Release Date | Title
RankAlbumArtist
1.

The Kinks Are The Village Green Preservation SocietyUnited Kingdom The Kinks
Year of Release:1968Appears in:417 charts
Rank in 1968:7Rank Score:11,049
Rank in 1960s29Overall Rank:153
Average Rating:  84/100 (490 votes)
Comments: 33 comments
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2.

Arthur (Or The Decline And Fall Of The British Empire)United Kingdom The Kinks
Year of Release:1969Appears in:229 charts
Rank in 1969:13Rank Score:4,894
Rank in 1960s46Overall Rank:338
Average Rating:  82/100 (278 votes)
Comments: 21 comments
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3.

Something Else By The KinksUnited Kingdom The Kinks
Year of Release:1967Appears in:212 charts
Rank in 1967:16Rank Score:4,131
Rank in 1960s53Overall Rank:409
Average Rating:  82/100 (275 votes)
Comments: 13 comments
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4.

Lola Versus Powerman And The Moneygoround, Part OneUnited Kingdom The Kinks
Year of Release:1970Appears in:105 charts
Rank in 1970:26Rank Score:2,171
Rank in 1970s176Overall Rank:718
Average Rating:  80/100 (157 votes)
Comments: 9 comments
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5.

Face To FaceUnited Kingdom The Kinks
Year of Release:1966Appears in:128 charts
Rank in 1966:11Rank Score:1,624
Rank in 1960s96Overall Rank:949
Average Rating:  80/100 (180 votes)
Comments: 9 comments
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6.

Muswell HillbilliesUnited Kingdom The Kinks
Year of Release:1971Appears in:67 charts
Rank in 1971:28Rank Score:1,426
Rank in 1970s233Overall Rank:1,052
Average Rating:  79/100 (112 votes)
Comments: 6 comments
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7.

KinksUnited Kingdom The Kinks
Year of Release:1964Appears in:65 charts
Rank in 1964:12Rank Score:632
Rank in 1960s187Overall Rank:2,059
Average Rating:  74/100 (88 votes)
Comments: 7 comments
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8.

Kinda KinksUnited Kingdom The Kinks
Year of Release:1965Appears in:40 charts
Rank in 1965:26Rank Score:348
Rank in 1960s255Overall Rank:3,375
Average Rating:  73/100 (63 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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9.

The Kink KontroversyUnited Kingdom The Kinks
Year of Release:1965Appears in:43 charts
Rank in 1965:28Rank Score:329
Rank in 1960s263Overall Rank:3,535
Average Rating:  77/100 (72 votes)
Comments: 6 comments
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10.

Give The People What They WantUnited Kingdom The Kinks
Year of Release:1981Appears in:16 charts
Rank in 1981:69Rank Score:325
Rank in 1980s571Overall Rank:3,574
Average Rating:  67/100 (18 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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Overall band rank: 65

This may not be a complete discography for The Kinks. This listing only shows those albums by this artist that appear in at least one chart on this site. If an album is 'missing' that you think deserves to be here, you can include it in your own chart from the My Charts page!

The Kinks best tracks

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1.Waterloo Sunset
(from the album Something Else By The Kinks)
 91/100 (193 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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2.You Really Got Me
(from the album Kinks)
 89/100 (117 votes)
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3.Lola
(from the album Lola Versus Powerman And The Moneygoround, Part One)
 88/100 (98 votes)
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4.Waterloo Sunset
(from the album The Kink Kronikles)
 88/100 (71 votes)
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5.You Really Got Me
(from the album Well Respected Kinks)
 88/100 (86 votes)
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6.Victoria
(from the album Arthur (Or The Decline And Fall Of The British Empire))
 87/100 (77 votes)
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7.The Village Green Preservation Society
(from the album The Kinks Are The Village Green Preservation Society)
 87/100 (110 votes)
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8.Sunny Afternoon
(from the album Face To Face)
 87/100 (91 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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9.Lola
(from the album The Kink Kronikles)
 86/100 (67 votes)
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10.All Day And All Of The Night
(from the album Well Respected Kinks)
 86/100 (46 votes)
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11.Shangri-La
(from the album Arthur (Or The Decline And Fall Of The British Empire))
 86/100 (78 votes)
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12.Death Of A Clown
(from the album The Kink Kronikles)
 85/100 (19 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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13.Sunny Afternoon
(from the album The Kink Kronikles)
 85/100 (36 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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14.Picture Book
(from the album The Kinks Are The Village Green Preservation Society)
 85/100 (91 votes)
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15.Days
(from the album The Kink Kronikles)
 84/100 (27 votes)
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16.Village Green
(from the album The Kinks Are The Village Green Preservation Society)
 84/100 (80 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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17.Australia
(from the album Arthur (Or The Decline And Fall Of The British Empire))
 84/100 (64 votes)
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18.Some Mother's Son
(from the album Arthur (Or The Decline And Fall Of The British Empire))
 84/100 (54 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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19.Death Of A Clown
(from the album Something Else By The Kinks)
 84/100 (56 votes)
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20.The Village Green Preservation Society
(from the album The Kink Kronikles)
 84/100 (20 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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The Kinks ratings

Average Rating: 
85/100 (from 118 votes)
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85/100
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85/100
01/20/2015 22:12
83/100
 
75/100
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92/100
 
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From Decurso 08/12/2014 20:12
A fantastic band. Ray Davies songwriting was introspective, witty and humorous at the same time....but make no mistake about it, Dave's raw, aggressive guitar work is what gave The Kinks their signature sound. It is also what made them one of the biggest early influences on hard rock.
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From aditya7 06/08/2013 07:25
Davies was definitely the coolest songwriter of his generation. One of the few people in rock N roll that had a great sense of humor and remarkable observation.
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60/100
From Puncture Repair 03/26/2013 17:24
Really don't hear any outstanding talent here, their nostalgic 60s tone seems to be all they really have going for them. None of the memorable tunes The Beatles, Stones or Zombies had, just all very passively enjoyable. Guitar really sounds as those it's been randomly played around a scale.
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From drakonium 01/19/2013 12:19
My favourite band ever, and I'm no NAPLES. Very sad to see Lola, which is not so good, and Muswell Hillbillies, which is "only" great, in front of Face To Face, which is an amazing masterpiece, though.
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From davidhuret 12/07/2012 14:05
Shaking hands and exchanging a few words with Ray Davies is up there among the most vivid memories of my life.
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95/100
From gussteivi 09/25/2012 10:10
I was wrong again, The Kinks were a fantastic band.
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From steve_o_619 09/20/2012 07:42
The one song in the world that will never fail to put me in a good mood: Waterloo Sunset.
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Rating:  
75/100
From junodog4 07/24/2012 16:50
The Kinks are an underrated 60s band... Funny thing is - their famous early work is not their best.
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From gussteivi 03/07/2012 19:55
I was wrong, I'm an idiot. The Kinks are a very good band.
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From Applerill 02/05/2012 17:50
60's Kinks>>>>Rolling Stones/60's Who
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