MAR 99] VALLEY NEWS
Local Band Hit The Smoke
Coventry based popsters, ValleY, have been given the chance to
impress representatives from the record industry at a concert in London.
They are one of five unsigned bands
from around the country who are being showcased by promoters, The Talent Scout, at Cairo
Jack's in the centre of the capital on Thursday 1 April.
"It's not an April Fool, I
promise", jokes bass player Alan, the most vocal of the three band members.
VALLEY PLAYING IN BROADGATE, COVENTRY
The band were recommended to play in London
after successful appearances at The Hand and Heart in Coventry and have already impressed
the promoters with their demo CD.
ValleY are no strangers to the 'big gig',
having played support slot to NME favourites China Drum.
Alan (21), Dan (20) and Tim (21) formed
ValleY in 1995 whilst studying at Bablake School, Coventry. After playing at most of the
local venues, the bands now strives to reach a wider audience by proving their ability to
Local fanzine, 'Standing Room Only',
described Valley's sound as "power pop at its sweetest, awash with clever bass lines,
catchy melodies and angelic harmonies". The same review also said "I can't
understand how this band haven't got a deal yet".
The band hopes this industry night in
London will be the breakthrough they need.
There are still some seats available for
anyone wanting to travel to the concert at Cairo Jack's on 1 April - cost £5.
For more information on this gig, ValleY's
new CD 'We are from Mars' or booking ValleY for future dates, contact Alan on 07957 658977
or email the group direct at ToValley@aol.com .