180gm vinyl LP pressing. Rightly recognized as one of the most important and influential British groups of all time, the Kinks were never better than on their earliest albums, all of which are chronicled in astounding mono on The Mono Collection. Mastered from the original UK Pye NPL analog master tapes by Kevin Gray at Cohearent Audio, this deluxe 180g 10LP vinyl box set presents the Kinks' initial seven studio albums, Live at Kelvin Hall, and double-LP compilation The Kinks (aka The Black Album) in unsurpassed mono. The Mono Collection also comes complete with a lavish hardcover 48-page book comprised of never-before-seen photos and new interviews with Ray Davies, Dave Davies, and Mick Avory. The Mono Collection includes: Kinks (1964), Kinda Kinks (1965), The Kink Kontroversy (1965), Face To Face (1966), Something Else By The Kinks (1967), The Kinks Are the Village Green Preservation Society (1968) and Arthur (or The Decline and Fall of The British Empire) (1969), plus Live at Kelvin Hall (1967) and the bonus double LP compilation, The Kinks (aka The Black Album) (1970).