‘The Kinks’ Ray Davies Has Opened Up About His Secret Booze Battle!

The Kinks’ Ray Davies admits he struggled with alcohol a decade ago. The English rock musician has opened up about keeping his battle with booze a secret, also saying he locked himself away and drank for three weeks straight.

You Really Got Me’ singer has confessed that his clean-living image is somewhat of a myth – he simply didn’t get drunk and take drugs in public. Davies said to Mojo Magazine he also took drugs at an art college before he became a star, and wasn’t interested in them when he was at the top of the charts – and he was able to control his booze binge at a low point in his life.

He explains,

 ”Not many people know this, but I was living alone in 2000/2001. I was living in an isolated place and drinking heavily.

“I watched the same film over and over again for three weeks. It comforted me, because I knew every line… It’s a foreign movie.

“Alcohol did get the better of me. I was having sleep problems. But drink doesn’t cure sleep.”Watch Video, The Kinks-You really got Me!

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