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Los Valendas were one of the best Power Pop bands of the Spanish scene in the 90's. Arisen in Palma de Mallorca in 1990 they did a fine Pop-Rock in the style of bands like The Smithereens (The Summer Of The Jellyfishes) or Pop Art (In A Tiny Box). With producers like Peter Holsapple (dBs, R.E.M.) they gained a recognized prestige. They disbanded in 1996.
In 1998 they think about possibility of returning to play together and new songs are written, all this work is gathered in a scale model of 16 subjects recorded in May of 1999 with the incorporation of Emili Gené to the keyboards. In October-November of 2000 they begin to record the first songs with the intention to publish an EP that never will see the light.
In December of 2001 begins the recording of "Sugar Coated Lies" with the drummer Lluis Segura; in April of 2002 the album is finished, or that seemed at least… They spend four years with the album in the drawer and Los Valendas live in a state of semi-hibernation until March of 2006. Then, they begin remixes, adjustments and re-recordings of some of the songs of the CD.
Los Valendas at myspace
Greatest Flops is a compilation with their best songs.
The Summer Of The Jellyfishes is an e.p. with remixes.
The Summer Of The Jellyfishes tracks:
The Summer Of The Jellyfishes / Through The Needle's Eye / In A Tiny Box (Acoustic Version) / The End Of The Rainbow (Remix) / The Summer Of The Jellyfishes (Alternate Version) + The Complete cd (The 6 songs in one file)
Greatest Flops tracks:
Purple Friend / Tweety Bird Tatto / World Of Satin / The Summer Of The Jellyfishes / Satellites / Through The Needle's Eye / The Clock Is Ticking / Water Phyton Skin / All Over The Neighbourhood / Ice Cream World / Shiny Leather / Like Jumpy Women Do / In A Tiny Box / Dear Lady X / My Shameful Past
Los Valendas - The Summer Of The Jellyfishes
Los Valendas - Greatest Flops
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