The Kinks are your friday Retro Jam. Watch the irony of the band singing about Summertime while standing outside in the freezing cold- after the jump.

Did You Know?

The track later featured on the Face to Face album as well as being the title track for their 1967 compilation album. Its strong Music Hall flavour and lyrical focus was part of a stylistic departure for the band (begun with 1965's "A Well Respected Man"), who had risen to fame in 1964-65 with a series of hard-driving, power-chord rock hits.