The Kinks will reissue seven albums later this year, according to NME. March 28 will bring 1965’s Kinda Kinks and The Kink Kontroversy, May will see the release of Arthur (Or The Decline And Fall Of The British Empire) and 1971’s Muswell Hillbillis, and 1966’s Face To Face and 1967’s Something Else will arrive in July.
All the albums will come in doubld-disc form, complete with “rarities, outtakes, demos, session tracks and in-depth liner notes.”
In related news, Kinks frontman Ray Davis will curate London’s Meltdown festival from June 10-18. Past curators have included David Bowie, Morrissey, John Peel, Nick Cave, Patti Smith and Jarvis Cocker.