The ltd edition will be out on vinyl and CD next month

The Kinks are to re-release their 1967 number two hit “Waterloo Sunset” on the 40th anniversary of it’s original chart placing.

A 7″ version will come backed with “Act Nice And Gentle” and a limited edition numbered run of 1,000 CDs will also be made.

The CD features the rare cover artwork from the original French EP release and “Waterloo Sunset” and will be backed with “Holiday In Waikiki” and “Little Miss Queen Of Darkness.”

“Waterloo Sunset” the 40th anniversary edition coincides with The Kinks’ Pye Catalogue being made available digitally for the first time.

This includes classic Kinks hits as “You Really Got Me”, “Sunny Afternoon” and “The Kinks Are The Village Green Preservation Society.”

The back catalogue and reissued single will all be available from May 14.

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