The Informer

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The Kinks were an English rock band formed in Muswell Hill, North London, by brothers Ray and Dave Davies in 1964. Categorised in the United States as a British Invasion band, the Kinks are recognised as one of the most important and influential rock groups of the era. Their music was influenced by a wide range of genres, including rhythm and blues, British music hall, folk and country. Ray Davies (lead vocals, rhythm guitar) and Dave Davies (lead guitar, vocals) remained members throughout the group's 32-year run. Original members Pete Quaife (bass guitar, vocals) and Mick Avory (drums and percussion) were replaced by John Dalton in 1969 and Bob Henrit in 1984, respectively. Dalton was in turn replaced by Jim Rodford in 1978. Keyboardist Nicky Hopkins accomp… more »


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1993
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Isn't it strange meeting you here 
Two old friends 
Just sitting down quietly drinking a beer 
But knowing your past the way that I do 
After all this time I'm surprised 
You'd even come to this rendezvous 
They say you went and moved across the border 
So it's hard to believe 
That you're sitting here with me tonight 
I know you're on the run, you shouldn't be here 
But do you feel the fear 
When you meet an old friend and the enemy's near 
It's strange we always go to church on Sundays 
After getting right out of it on a Saturday night 
And if we stay here too long, I know that we'll quarrel 
And end up having a fight 
Just a couple of losers putting the world to right 
Just two people having a beer 
But on either side there is so much anger 
And so much fear 
Just two people trying to get by 
But we're torn apart 
Because of different pressures 
From different sides 
I hear you're on the run from law and order 
But you had to show up 
''cause you knew it was a matter of pride 
But beliefs aside, religion apart 
Did you ever think about all the suffering you caused 
And all the broken hearts? 
The word is out that you are the informer 
Who gave me away without so much as a fight 
So be a good friend 
And let me take you quietly without a fight 
I'll be the one who's 
Gonna take you home tonight 
I'll be the one who's 
Gonna take you home tonight

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