Working Man's Cafe

Album: Working Man's Cafe (2007)

Songfacts®:

  • This is the title track off the third solo album by former Kinks frontman Ray Davies. During a concert screened by BBC2 less than a week after its release, Davies told the audience he wrote this song about being abroad and not being able to get a cup of tea anywhere, and when he returned to England he couldn't get one here either!

    Davies says the song is about "changes in the world." >>
    Suggestion credit:
    Alexander - London, England
  • This song was inspired by a trip Ray Davies took to Exeter to see his brother (and bandmate), Dave. The song reflects on their tumultuous relationship, and how he is coming to terms with it.

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