Kinks reunion on the cards?

The Kinks performing in 1965. Credit: PA/ Barratts/S&G Barratts/EMPICS Archive

The Kinks, were who formed in Muswell Hill, north London, are pondering a reunion to mark a half-century milestone for the band.

The group'sfrontman and chief songwriter Ray Davies said the reunion was as "close asit's ever been to happening".

The 69-year-old, his guitarist younger brother Dave and original drummer Mick Avory all told Uncut magazine they are keen to get back together for the 50th anniversary of their debut release this year.