HILTON VALENTINE - LISTEN



17 HILTON VALENTINE - 'All In Your Head' (Grapefruit CD) LP released 1970

Ex Animals guitarist, Hilton Valentine, relocated to Los Angeles in late 1969 and recorded an album of self-penned psych folk gems, some with pop arrangements that sweeten those songs.

As Hilton was heavily into LSD and Donovan at the time (the influences are quite clear) his album is possibly a great lost acid casualty treasure and comes highly recommended by me.

The music is full of gentle psychedelic folk interludes that could have been contenders if only they had been promoted by Capitol Records in 1970....after all it was the era of singer/songwriters, but they didn't even release a promo 45 from it and the LP bombed.......NOT on 'Flower Bomb Songs' though!

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