Source: Classic Rock Magazine
Surviving Kinks members Ray Davies, Dave Davies and Mick Avory all believe the band are closer than they’ve ever been to a reunion.
They could be back in action to celebrate their 50th anniversary during 2014, after years of feuding between the Davies siblings meant previous attempts at getting back together ended in failure.
Guitarist Dave admits he still has reservations, telling Uncut: “I don’t want to see the legacy of the Kinks soured by two miserable old men doing it for the money.”
But he also says: “I said to Ray It would be a great shame if we don’t do something. I don’t think our love has diminished – I think the stage play has played itself out a bit, the pretence and the acting.
“It’s time reality took over and started directing the last years of whatever it is. It’s like Cain and Abel.”
Ray, who recently reported the chances of a reunion were 50/50, confirms: “It’s as close as it’s ever been to happening.”
Drummer Avory admits the three men haven’t actually met to discuss plans yet, but says: “It would be nice to do something all together, because the chances are diminishing as we talk. We’d have to knock our heads together and rehearse – we haven’t played together for God knows how long.”