There are three proven ways to relieve pressure: Sex Drugs Rock’n’Roll And when the other two go to shit you can always count on the savage-breast-soothing charms of music. I don’t have a lot of soft spots left but I’ve got one for The Kinks. This song, from their 1981 collection Low Budget, packs justContinue reading “Pressure”

Too Much On My Mind – Mike’s Musical Monday

After John Lennon, my favorite songwriter is Ray Davies of the Kinks. This song was recorded for the album Face to Face, released in 1966. It’s a real gem of an album with classics like Sunny Afternoon and Dandy but it’s this one that’s become my theme song over the past few weeks. I loveContinue reading “Too Much On My Mind – Mike’s Musical Monday”