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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 155 in the overall greatest album chart with a total rank score of 11,683.

The Kinks is ranked number 66 in the overall artist rankings with a total rank score of 30,847.

Members who like this artist also like: The Beatles, The Rolling Stones 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:449 charts
Rank in 1968:7Rank Score:11,683
Rank in 1960s29Overall Rank:155
Average Rating:  84/100 (529 votes)
Comments: 36 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:250 charts
Rank in 1969:13Rank Score:5,184
Rank in 1960s46Overall Rank:344
Average Rating:  82/100 (311 votes)
Comments: 21 comments
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3.

Something Else By The KinksUnited Kingdom The Kinks
Year of Release:1967Appears in:229 charts
Rank in 1967:14Rank Score:4,397
Rank in 1960s52Overall Rank:406
Average Rating:  82/100 (303 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:117 charts
Rank in 1970:24Rank Score:2,373
Rank in 1970s169Overall Rank:698
Average Rating:  80/100 (182 votes)
Comments: 10 comments
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5.

Face To FaceUnited Kingdom The Kinks
Year of Release:1966Appears in:144 charts
Rank in 1966:10Rank Score:1,770
Rank in 1960s94Overall Rank:921
Average Rating:  80/100 (200 votes)
Comments: 9 comments
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6.

Muswell HillbilliesUnited Kingdom The Kinks
Year of Release:1971Appears in:76 charts
Rank in 1971:31Rank Score:1,368
Rank in 1970s257Overall Rank:1,150
Average Rating:  79/100 (120 votes)
Comments: 6 comments
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7.

KinksUnited Kingdom The Kinks
Year of Release:1964Appears in:75 charts
Rank in 1964:13Rank Score:607
Rank in 1960s201Overall Rank:2,241
Average Rating:  73/100 (103 votes)
Comments: 7 comments
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8.

Kinda KinksUnited Kingdom The Kinks
Year of Release:1965Appears in:48 charts
Rank in 1965:25Rank Score:363
Rank in 1960s256Overall Rank:3,362
Average Rating:  73/100 (76 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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9.

Give The People What They WantUnited Kingdom The Kinks
Year of Release:1981Appears in:17 charts
Rank in 1981:73Rank Score:327
Rank in 1980s606Overall Rank:3,671
Average Rating:  69/100 (22 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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10.

SleepwalkerUnited Kingdom The Kinks
Year of Release:1977Appears in:16 charts
Rank in 1977:71Rank Score:283
Rank in 1970s757Overall Rank:4,081
Average Rating:  69/100 (30 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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Overall band rank: 66

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

#TrackRating
1.Waterloo Sunset
(from the album Something Else By The Kinks)
 91/100 (203 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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2.You Really Got Me
(from the album Kinks)
 89/100 (120 votes)
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3.Lola
(from the album Lola Versus Powerman And The Moneygoround, Part One)
 88/100 (105 votes)
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4.Waterloo Sunset
(from the album The Kink Kronikles)
 88/100 (68 votes)
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5.You Really Got Me
(from the album Well Respected Kinks)
 88/100 (79 votes)
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6.Sunny Afternoon
(from the album Face To Face)
 88/100 (98 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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7.Victoria
(from the album Arthur (Or The Decline And Fall Of The British Empire))
 87/100 (79 votes)
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8.The Village Green Preservation Society
(from the album The Kinks Are The Village Green Preservation Society)
 87/100 (116 votes)
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9.Shangri-La
(from the album Arthur (Or The Decline And Fall Of The British Empire))
 86/100 (80 votes)
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10.Lola
(from the album The Kink Kronikles)
 86/100 (65 votes)
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11.All Day And All Of The Night
(from the album Well Respected Kinks)
 86/100 (47 votes)
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12.Picture Book
(from the album The Kinks Are The Village Green Preservation Society)
 86/100 (96 votes)
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13.Death Of A Clown
(from the album The Kink Kronikles)
 86/100 (18 votes)
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14.Days
(from the album The Kink Kronikles)
 85/100 (28 votes)
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15.Sunny Afternoon
(from the album The Kink Kronikles)
 85/100 (37 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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16.Waterloo Sunset
(from the album The Ultimate Collection)
 85/100 (7 votes)
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17.Do You Remember Walter?
(from the album The Kinks Are The Village Green Preservation Society)
 85/100 (86 votes)
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18.Village Green
(from the album The Kinks Are The Village Green Preservation Society)
 85/100 (84 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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19.The Village Green Preservation Society
(from the album The Kink Kronikles)
 85/100 (21 votes)
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20.Australia
(from the album Arthur (Or The Decline And Fall Of The British Empire))
 84/100 (64 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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The Kinks ratings

Average Rating: 
85/100 (from 128 votes)
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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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From Puncture Repair 03/26/2013 17:24
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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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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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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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