Kinks frontman Ray Davies has released a new single titled Our Country – and it’s our Hottest Record Of The Week.
The track is taken from his upcoming album Our Country: Americana Act II, which will be released on June 29 via Legacy Recordings/Sony Music Entertainment.
You can listen to it below.
Our Country: Americana Act II follows on from Davies’ 2013 memoir Americana and last year’s album of the same name.
Like its predecessor, Our Country: Americana Act II was recorded at London’s Konk Studios with guitarist Bill Shanley and The Jayhawks, who once again acted as Davies’ backing band along with an additional group of UK musicians.
A statement reads: “The album picks up several intriguing musical threads from Davies’ extraordinary songwriting catalogue, from the opener Our Country, which is developed from a melodic theme heard in Americana’s title track, to reinterpretations of songs inspired by America and written for various projects over the years.”
Check out Our Country below.