Ducks on the Wall" is a song by the British rock band the Kinks. The song, appearing on the band's 1975 album Soap Opera, was written by the band's principal songwriter, Ray Davies. The lyrics of "Ducks on the Wall" relate the singer's (Starmaker) dismay at his wife's love for her decorative ducks which she hangs on the wall. Ducks on the Wall" was first released as the follow-up single to "Holiday Romance" (both of which would appear on the Soap Opera album.
Ducks on the Wall" was first released as the follow-up single to "Holiday Romance" (both of which would appear on the Soap Opera album. However, like "Holiday Romance" before it, the single did not chart. A third UK-exclusive single from Soap Opera, "You Can't Stop the Music", was released in May 1975, but it was also unsuccessful. Ducks on the Wall" also appeared in May 1975 on Soap Opera, where it was the tenth track in the line-up . Attitude" is a song by the British rock band The Kinks, released on their album, Low Budget. It was written by Ray Davies. Bald Headed Woman" is a traditional blues song, covered by The Kinks on their eponymous debut album in 1964 and The Who in 1965 as the B-side of "I Can't Explain".
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Ducks on the Wall" b/w "Rush Hour Blues". You Can't Stop the Music" b/w "Have Another Drink". US only Reprise compilation that combined the UK EP "Kwyet Kinks" plus other tracks.
Printing variation from the similar The Kinks - The Kinks. Back cover has a the catalog number and other info boxed in the top right: CL 42465 STEREO ALBUM 2 DISQUES 1 x RC 250. RCA éditeur Marque (s) déposée (s) Regestered Trademark (s) Used by authority and under control of RCA Corporation. Made in France from master recordings owned and controlled by RCA Records. A1, A5 to B5, C2, C3, D2 to D4: "P" 1972 RCA Records A2 to A4, C4, C6, D5: "P" 1973 RCA Records B6, C1, D1, D6: "P" 1975 RCA Records C5: "P" 1974 RCA Records
Browse by album: ▼ New Songs. Lyrics for album: The Kinks Present a Soap Opera (1975). a) face in the crowd. Everybody's a star (starmaker).