Picture Book and Last of the Steam Powered Trains (opening song)
When David Gilmour of Pink Floyd was asked in an interview if he could name any song he wishes he might have created, he replied it would be The Kinks' Waterloo Sunset, and went on to praise the song. www.songfacts.com /detail.php?id=4147
As Ray Davies admitted in an interview, "The Lyrics could be better" but they were "heartfelt and sincere" and "they dovetail with the music perfectly."
And to paraphrase an old comment "if at 20 you have no love for God, for God's people, for God's creation, you have no heart, if at 40 you're not a conservative, you have no sense." But heart comes first.
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