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i go to sleep


Proof once more that sometimes the best songs recorded are those first fragmentary exercises in plucking substance out of the ether.

Better remembered as a 1981 hit for Chrissie Hynde – Davies\’ then wife – and The Pretenders, the original unreleased demo from sixteen years earlier leaves it completely in the shadow of his unmade bed.

Recorded around the time of \”Kinda Kinks\”, this is possibly my all time favourite Raymond Davies composition.

THE KINKS: I GO TO SLEEP (Bonus, Unreleased Demo) from \”Kinda Kinks\” CD Reissue (PYE/Castle) 1998 (UK) REMASTERED, BONUS TRACKS

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