January 24, 2022

Kinks guitarist Dave Davies’ autobiography, “Living On A Thin Line,” due next summer

According to the bookseller, Big title will publish the next autobiography of Dave Davies from THE CUTS.

In hardback and e-book version in July 2022, “Living on a thin line” “Will explore the band’s glory days, its legacy and the eventful relationship” between Dave and his brother, and companion THE CUTS co-founder, Ray Davies.

Dave Davies said: “I laughed and cried a lot as I looked back over the past six decades since THE CUTS had our first hit in 1964 with ‘You really got me’. Here are the ups and downs of my life in THE CUTS and what happened next. Prepare to be amazed and hopefully surprised. “

Dave Davies is a musician who needs little introduction. As a founding member of the legendary rock band THE CUTS, his guitar sound, his unique style and his compositions have shaped the landscape of rock and pop music through the generations. A pioneering rock guitarist who single-handedly changed rock and roll by cutting off his little green Elpico amp speaker with a razor blade, creating the first heavy metal guitar sound and riff. This revolutionary guitar sound propelled THE CUTS in fame with global successes “You really got me” and “All day and all night”, followed by many other classics over the following decades.

“As the lead guitarist and co-founder of THE CUTS, Dave Davies is one of the most unpredictable and original forces in rock, ”enthuses the writer Bill Crowley. “His distinctive guitar style has had a major impact on several key rock guitar styles, including heavy metal and punk. Rock and Roll Hall of Fame enthroned, Davemassive guitar sounds have inspired bands of FROM HALEN at GREEN DAY. »

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