Ray Davies Announces New Album, 'Our Country: Americana Act II'

Former Kinks frontman Ray Davies has announced a new solo album, Our Country: Americana Act II.

The album—which is set for a June 29 release via Sony/Legacy—is the sequel to 2017's Americana, and features a number of new songs, plus reinterpretations of songs from throughout Davies' solo and Kinks careers. You can listen to the album's first single and opening track, "Our Country," below.

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Jackson Maxwell

Jackson is an Associate Editor at GuitarWorld.com. He’s been writing and editing stories about new gear, technique and guitar-driven music both old and new since 2014, and has also written extensively on the same topics for Guitar Player. Elsewhere, his album reviews and essays have appeared in Louder and Unrecorded. Though open to music of all kinds, his greatest love has always been indie, and everything that falls under its massive umbrella. To that end, you can find him on Twitter crowing about whatever great new guitar band you need to drop everything to hear right now.