The Kinks are to reissue seven of their albums later this year.
The albums being re-issued first are 1964’s self-titled effort, ‘Kinda Kinks’ and ‘The Kink Kontroversy’, which both came out in 1965. They will be out on March 28.
Following this 1969’s ‘Arthur (Or The Decline And Fall Of The British Empire)’ and 1971’s ’Muswell Hillbillies’ will be out in May. 1966’s ‘Face To Face’ and 1967’s ‘Something Else’ will follow in July.
Each of the albums will re-released as double CDs with added rarities, outtakes, demos, session tracks and in-depth liner notes.
In other Kinks news, frontman Ray Davies was recently [url=http://www.nme.com/news/the-kinks/53997]confirmed to curate London’s Meltdown festival[/url] at the Southbank Centre from June 10–18.