The Kinks – Phobia – Cassette
Phobia is the twenty-third studio album by the English rock band The Kinks, released in 1993. The Kinks, led by singer-songwriter Ray Davies, are known for their influential contributions to the British Invasion and their diverse musical style, spanning from rock and pop to folk and concept albums.
Phobia marked The Kinks’ return to a more guitar-driven sound after a period of experimenting with different musical styles. The album features a mix of catchy rock songs, introspective ballads, and social commentary.
Ray Davies continues to turn out three or four brilliant songs on albums that barely anyone will ever hear. For Kinks fans, that’s enough to justify the purchase of any of their recent albums, and the harder-edged Phobia is no exception to that rule.
Notable tracks from “Phobia” include “Wall of Fire,” “Only a Dream,” and “Hatred (A Duet).” These songs showcase Ray Davies’ sharp songwriting skills, tackling topics such as societal issues, personal struggles, and relationships.
Phobia received positive reviews from critics and is appreciated by fans of The Kinks’ discography. The album represents a later period in the band’s career, demonstrating their enduring songwriting abilities and their ability to evolve with the changing musical landscape.
Phobia is recommended for fans of The Kinks and for those interested in British rock and pop music. It serves as a testament to the band’s enduring legacy and their ability to create timeless and thought-provoking music.
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2. Wall Of Fire
3. Drift Away
4. Still Searching
6. Only A Dream
9. Over The Edge
11. It’s Alright (Don’t Think About It)
12. Informer, The
13. Hatred (A Duet)
14. Somebody Stole My Car
15. Close To The Wire