Monthly Archives: October 2015
New Album JULY 14
New album JULY 14 from VALERYAN should be available for download from I-TUNES in a few weeks time. Hear teasers from the tracks by clicking on the links … Enjoy!
VALERYAN & THUNDERCLAP
Frequently being asked “what’s happened to VALERYAN & THUNDERCLAP – you seem to be solo these days?” Well, we still record together and have just finished an album of 12 of my original songs, – but you’re right, we seldom appear in the clubs together at present. Thunderclap Pete’s busy concentrating on his solo album at the moment, but we’re hoping to be making festival appearances together again in 2016.
The new album JULY 14 should be available for download from I-TUNES very soon – there were a few problems with the mastering but all’s well now, and we’re deciding on the album cover next week……
Have been asked to put some of these snippets from a BBC 2 series I was part of with the legendry Welsh comedian MAX BOYCE … True it was way back and I’m only just about recognisable…… In those days I went by the name VALERY ANN … it became corrupted to VALERYAN some years later after leaving THE SETTLERS …..
In this episode of POEMS & PINTS – BBC 2 back in the 70s – I had to sing a folk number ” The Crafty Maid’s Policy” and also to speak loads of ditties .. with a Welsh accent! As I came from Surrey, this was a tad difficult … however, Welsh comedian RYAN DAVIES patiently taught me the accent during rehearsals …….