Sunny Afternoon (album)

Sunny Afternoon is the second UK budget-priced compilation album by British rock group The Kinks released in 1967. The album consists of some of the most popular singles and b-sides released by the Kinks from 1965 and 1966. It also includes a cover of "Louie Louie", originally from the 1964 Kinksize Session EP and the track "Such A Shame" from the 1965 Kwyet Kinks EP.

Sunny Afternoon
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Compilation album by
Released17 November 1967
GenreRock
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LabelMarble Arch MAL 716 (UK)
Astor Records (USA)
The Kinks chronology
Well Respected Kinks
(1966)
Sunny Afternoon
(1967)
The Kink Kronikles
(1972)

Released two months after the classic studio album Something Else by The Kinks, which itself only managed 2 weeks on the UK charts peaking at #35, this budget compilation sold much better, spending 11 weeks on the chart and reaching #9.

The album was issued on CD in 2001 as part of the Marble Arch Years boxed set.

Track listingEdit

Side AEdit

All tracks are written by Ray Davies except "Louie Louie".

No.TitleLength
1."Sunny Afternoon" 
2."I Need You" 
3."See My Friends" 
4."Big Black Smoke" 
5."Louie Louie" 

Side BEdit

No.TitleLength
1."Dedicated Follower of Fashion" 
2."Sittin' On My Sofa" 
3."Such A Shame" 
4."I'm Not Like Everybody Else" 
5."Dead End Street" 

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