Cause he's oh, so good
And he's oh, so fine
And he's oh, so healthy
In his body and his mind
Kinks have always been kind of a quirky band and the Davies' brothers were as quirky as any two could be, at least until Oasis came along.
Lola has been one of my favorite songs for more than forty years, not particularly because of its story, but because of an image which has stuck in my memory ever since a then-and-current good friend of mine took a great liking to the song after we had seen the Kinks in concert in 1972 in Germany. It simply brings back good times.
Ray is now of the establishment : who would have thought ?
I wonder what bathroom Lola used almost 50 years ago.
/\ LOL. It's a great song
PAY NO MORE.
Be there or be square.
The political context is the only reason this thread was started in the first place. I just decided to play along.
That's not true at all. I was and still am a huge Kinks fan and chose 'Lola' because I figured it was their most recognizable song. It's not my favorite of theirs, this is:
FWIW, this was the second album I purchased with my own money in 1964. 'Meet The Beatles' was the first.
Ray Davies' recent stuff is pretty darn good.
“Twitter is the spit on the sidewalk of life.” ~~numb
"I like rainbows and bunnies." ~~Frank
Too Bad he couldn't have been knighted by this lady. That could have been a little interesting.