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Something Else By The Kinks (album) by The Kinks 

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Something Else By The Kinks
Something Else By The Kinks by The Kinks (1967)
Overall rank: 442nd   Overall chart history
Average Rating: 
82/100 (from 486 votes)
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Accolades: Top 20 albums of 1967 (15th)
Top 100 albums of the 1960s (53rd)
Top 500 albums of all time (442nd)

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The Kinks bestography

Something Else By The Kinks is ranked 3rd best out of 49 albums by The Kinks on BestEverAlbums.com.

The best album by The Kinks is The Kinks Are The Village Green Preservation Society which is ranked number 159 in the list of all-time albums with a total rank score of 16,315.

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82/100 (from 486 votes)
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From Goliath 12/05/2018 11:54
David Watts, Death of a Clown and especially Waterloo Sunset are classics, Harry Rag isn't bad, the rest I can do without.
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From Brad1770 08/05/2018 09:07
The Kinks 5th album is a master class

So many amazing tracks: "David Watts" , "Death of a Clown" , "Harry Rag" , "Situation Vacant" and of course "Waterloo Sunset" which may well be the most perfect pop song ever written

1967 was a jaw dropping year in music and this album stands as one of the very best

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From JimagineL 05/16/2018 17:27
Great compositions by Ray Davies here, "Death of a Clown" is Sad and brilliant, and "Waterloo Sunset" can battle Face to Face with Beatles's "Penny Lane" for being a song that describes English suburban life.
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From ddeeddles64 04/14/2018 22:31
I agree with garycottier - every song is a peep through the window into someone else's life. Great to sing along to, especially while looking for runaway fleas.
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From garycottier 05/24/2016 21:22
Something else, is my favourite Kinks album. Everything that had been promised over the course of a brilliant run of singles, and almost achieved on preceding record, face to face, finally comes to fruition on a perfect LP. Something else, is the album where Ray Davies finally lands on his feet. His songs are like miniature kitchen sink comedy dramas featuring all sorts of everyday characters from envied schoolmate, David Watts, to the courting couple Terry and Julie in the fantastically beautiful, Waterloo sunset. Ray is on top form here, especially on, Harry rag, tin soldier man, and the aforementioned, David Watts, and, Waterloo sunset, but Dave also contributes one of the records best songs in, death of a clown. It's a wonderful album, of it's time, yes, but also relevant today because of it's humanity. A lot of people claim that The Kinks best LP is the next release, the village green, but for me it's this one. Excellent.
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From gtroda 01/25/2015 14:34
This is a great jump from what they had done before. Waterloo Sunset is fantastic.
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From swhaze 08/28/2014 15:30
Do you like thoughtful, witty Britpop with folky influences? If so, you'll probably want to try 'Something Else' by the Kinks.
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From Decurso 08/09/2014 16:44
Ray Davies really comes into his own as a songwriter on this one, particularly with Waterloo Sunset and Tin soldier. however, the best track is actually a song co-written by Dave:Death of a Clown.
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From dlemond 01/31/2014 15:31
Great Kinks albums. Not as developed as Village, Arthur, or Muswell, but it still shines. Waterloo Sunset is one of their alltime best tracks.
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From clarkejames94 08/06/2013 08:25
A great album by The Kinks with loads of great tracks but I don't think the songs are as consistently good as on 'Village Green' and 'Arthur'.
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