The Kinks’ ‘Village Green’ Is Certified Gold, Half a Century Later

The Kinks’ ‘Village Green’ Is Certified Gold, Half a Century Later
Just over 50 years since the landmark album The Kinks Are the Village Green Preservation Society came out, it’s been certified gold in the U.K. The award means that the LP has sold more than 100,000 copies in the band’s native country. It’s still uncertified in the United States, where it would take half a million copies sold to earn a gold plaque.

“This is like what they give somebody when they retire,” Ray Davies said when he was receiving the plaque, in an ITV featurette about the album.
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