60 Seconds With… Valentiine
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60 Seconds With… Valentiine

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So then, what’s the band name and what do you ‘do’ in the band?

The band’s called Valentiine, I’m Vanessa and I do guitar and vocals.

 

What do you reckon people will say you sound like?

People have said a mix between Veruca Salt, Nirvana The Breeders… you get the drift.

 

What do you love about making music?

There are no rules… there is no right or wrong way to play and write music and that’s refreshing in a world where everything’s suffocated by rules

 

What do you hate about the music industry?

Absolutely nothing… I love all the people that work in the business of music. They are all just great, always taking risks, supporting young and new bands and always passionate. It’s never about the money and I love the way music is never manufactured by global corporations for profit …. hmmm…..?

 

If you could travel back in time and show one of your musical heroes your stuff, who would it be and why?

Blondie. God, they were just so unique and ahead of their time and still making awesome music today. I would love to do some show and tell for Blondie

 

If you could assassinate one person or band from popular music, who would it be and why?

Rihanna. I just hate her.

 

What can a punter expect from your live show?

A real band who write their own songs. Lots of pretty melodies and dirty guitars.

 

What’ve you got to sell CD-wise?

Our very first self titled album which we released late last year, a single off our upcoming album which will be released early next year and an early edition split 7″ with a Wollongong band The Spills.

 

When’s the gig and with who?

Cherry Bar on Saturday March 17 with the Seedy Jeezus and Dukes of Deliciousness!

 

Anything else to add?

 Its going to be an awesomely messy St Pats day so get down and enjoy some gritty dirty cherry Valentiine rock and let’s get that cherry popped!