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The Kinks - Arthur Or The Decline And Fall Of The British Empire FLAC

The Kinks - Arthur Or The Decline And Fall Of The British Empire FLAC Performer: The Kinks
Album: Arthur Or The Decline And Fall Of The British Empire
Country: Italy
Released: 1971
Style: Pop Rock, Classic Rock
Label: Pye Records
Genre: Rock
Catalog #: SLAP 62.014
Size FLAC: 1265 mb.
Size MP3: 1711 mb.
Rating: 4.8/5
Votes: 823
Record Source: Vinyl, LP, Album, Stereo, Gatefold




Tracklist


1Australia
2Some Mother's Son
3Yes Sir, No Sir
4Victoria
5Young And Innocent Days
6Nothing To Say
7Mr. Churchill Says
8Drivin'
Engineer – Brian Humphries
9Brainwashed
10Arthur
11She's Bought A Hat Like Princess Marina
12Shangri-La


Versions


CategoryArtistTitle (Format)LabelCategoryCountryYear
NSPL 18317, NPL 18317The Kinks Arthur Or The Decline And Fall Of The British Empire ‎(LP, Album, Gat)Pye Records, Pye RecordsNSPL 18317, NPL 18317UK1969
BMGCAT407BOX, BMGCAT407D2CThe Kinks Arthur Or The Decline And Fall Of The British Empire ‎(Box, Ltd, 50t + CD, RE, RM + CD, Mono, RE, RM + CD)BMG, ABKCO Music, Pye Records, BMGBMGCAT407BOX, BMGCAT407D2CEurope2019
RST 6366-BThe Kinks Arthur ‎(Reel, 4tr Stereo, 7" Reel, Album)Reprise RecordsRST 6366-BUSA & CanadaUnknown
NSPL 18317The Kinks Arthur Or The Decline And Fall Of The British Empire ‎(LP, Album)Pye RecordsNSPL 18317New Zealand1969
UICY-60107The Kinks Arthur Or The Decline And Fall Of The British Empire ‎(CD, Album, RE, RM)Sanctuary MidlineUICY-60107Japan2009
CategoryArtistTitle (Format)LabelCategoryCountryYear
NSPL 18317, NPL 18317The Kinks Arthur Or The Decline And Fall Of The British Empire ‎(LP, Album, Gat)Pye Records, Pye RecordsNSPL 18317, NPL 18317UK1969
BMGCAT407BOX, BMGCAT407D2CThe Kinks Arthur Or The Decline And Fall Of The British Empire ‎(Box, Ltd, 50t + CD, RE, RM + CD, Mono, RE, RM + CD)BMG, ABKCO Music, Pye Records, BMGBMGCAT407BOX, BMGCAT407D2CEurope2019
RST 6366-BThe Kinks Arthur ‎(Reel, 4tr Stereo, 7" Reel, Album)Reprise RecordsRST 6366-BUSA & CanadaUnknown
NSPL 18317The Kinks Arthur Or The Decline And Fall Of The British Empire ‎(LP, Album)Pye RecordsNSPL 18317New Zealand1969
UICY-60107The Kinks Arthur Or The Decline And Fall Of The British Empire ‎(CD, Album, RE, RM)Sanctuary MidlineUICY-60107Japan2009


Credits


  • Arranged ByThe Kinks
  • Art DirectionThe Kinks
  • Conductor [Brass, Strings]Lew Warburton
  • Design, Artwork ByBob Lawrie
  • EngineerAndrew Hendriksen
  • Liner NotesGeoffrey Cannon, Julian Mitchell
  • PerformerDave Davies, John Dalton, Mick Avory, Ray Davies
  • Producer, Written-ByRay Davies
  • Written-By [Original Story Of Arthur]Julian Mitchell, Ray Davies
  • Bass Guitar, Backing VocalsJohn Dalton
  • DrumsMick Avory
  • EngineerMike Bobak
  • KeyboardsJohn Gosling
  • ProducerRay Davies
  • Remastered BySimon Heyworth
  • ResearchAndrew Sandoval, Doug Hinman, Russell Smith
  • Vocals, GuitarDave Davies, Ray Davies
  • Written-ByD. Davies (tracks: 16 to 20, 22), R. Davies (tracks: 1 to 15, 21)


Notes


Originally released in the UK in 1969, this is the first Italian pressing, released in 1971.

The gatefold sleeve is laminated on the outside and has opening on the inside (Unipak style). Heavy duty cardboard cover.
Includes a poster.
Light blue Pye labels with black text & logo.

Recorded at Pye Studios, London.
Commissioned by Granada Television Ltd., London.
Distributed by Dischi Ricordi S.P.A. - Via Berchet 2 - Milano

On labels:
top rim text reads 'Licenced by Pye Limited, England'
bottom rim text reads 'Made in Italy by Dischi Ricordi S.p.A.'

℗ 1971Tracks 1-12 released as 'Arthur or the Decline and Fall of the British Empire' - Pye NSPL 18317 (stereo) on 10 October 1969.

Tracks 1-3 and 5-12 recorded at Pye Studios, May/June 1969.
Track 4 recorded at Pye Studios, May 1969.
Track 13 recorded at Pye Studios, early March 1969. Released as A-side on Pye single 7N17724 (mono) on 28 Mar 1969.
Track 14 recorded at Pye Studios, early March 1969. Released as B-side on Pye single 7N17724 (mono) on 28 Mar 1969.
Track 15 recorded at Pye Studios, May 1969. Released as A-side on Pye single 7N17776 (mono) on 20 June 1969.
Track 16 recorded at Pye Studios, May 1969. Released as B-side on Pye single 7N17776 (mono) on 20 June 1969.
Track 17 recorded at Pye Studios, May/June 1969. Released as B-side on Pye 7N17812 (mono) on 12 Sept 1969.
Track 18 recorded at Pye Studios, early March 1969. Unreleased stereo mix.
Track 19 recorded at Pye Studios, May 1969. Unreleased stereo mix.
Track 20 recorded at Pye Studios, May/June 1969. Unreleased stereo mix.
Track 21 recorded at Pye Studios, May/June 1969. Unreleased mono take.
Track 22 Unreleased studio track recorded at Pye Studios April/May 1969 originally slated for release on Dave Davies ill fated studio album.

Remastered at Chop 'Em Out.

This compilation ℗ & © 1998 Castle Communications Plc. Made in England.

Tracks 1 to 15, 17 to 21 published by Carlin Music Corp.
Track 16 published by Dabe Music Ltd.
Track 22 published by Copyright Control
Track 22 is misspelled as "Mr. Shoemakers Daugher"

This Compilation ℗ & © 1998 Castle Communications Plc.

Similar to The Kinks - Arthur Or The Decline And Fall Of The British Empire but MADE IN THE UK BY UNIVERSAL M & L, and to The Kinks - Arthur Or The Decline And Fall Of The British Empire but with a different Matrix.
The double IFPI in the Mould SID Code is not an error.


Barcodes


  • Matrix / Runout (Runout side A, stamped): S 62014-1
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout side B, stamped): S 62014-2
  • Matrix / Runout (Mastering date etched on the runout area): 14-6-71
  • Matrix / Runout (Label side A): S/62.014-1
  • Matrix / Runout (Label side B): S/62.014-2
  • Rights Society (Stamp on the side A label): S.I.A.E.
  • Barcode: 5 017615 851120
  • Matrix / Runout: DISCTRONICS ESMCD511 08
  • Matrix / Runout (Inner Ring): MADE IN THE UK BY UNIVERSAL M & L
  • Mastering SID Code: IFPI L135
  • Mould SID Code: IFPI IFPI 04H3
  • Label Code: LC 6448


Companies


  • Licensed From – Pye Limited
  • Made By – Dischi Ricordi S.p.A.
  • Distributed By – Dischi Ricordi S.p.A.
  • Recorded At – Pye Studios
  • Record Company – Castle Communications PLC
  • Published By – Carlin Music Corp.
  • Published By – Dabe Music Ltd.
  • Published By – Copyright Control
  • Recorded At – Pye Studios
  • Remastered At – Chop 'Em Out
  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – Castle Communications PLC
  • Copyright (c) – Castle Communications PLC
  • Glass Mastered At – Disctronics
  • Made By – Universal M & L, UK


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