Valentyne Suite

1969 studio album by Colosseum / From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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Valentyne Suite is the second album released by the band Colosseum. It was Vertigo Records' first album release,[2] and reached number 15 in the UK Albums Chart in 1969.[3] The album peaked at number 18 in Australia in 1970.[4]

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Valentyne Suite
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Studio album by
ReleasedNovember 1969[1]
RecordedSpring and Summer 1969
GenrePsychedelic rock, progressive rock, jazz rock
Length35:00
LabelVertigo (UK)
ProducerTony Reeves, Gerry Bron
Colosseum chronology
Those Who Are About to Die Salute You
(1969)
Valentyne Suite
(1969)
The Grass Is Greener
(1970)
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Though the song "The Kettle" is officially listed as having been written by Dick Heckstall-Smith and Jon Hiseman, a credit which is confirmed by Hiseman's liner notes for the album, bassist and producer Tony Reeves later claimed that it was written by guitarist and vocalist James Litherland.[5] The song's riff was later interpolated in three songs, notably "Ya Mama" by Fatboy Slim.[6]

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