Monday, August 1, 2005

Kathy Valentine Takes A Pregnant Pause While Recording Solo Album

LOS ANGELES (Wireless Flash - FlashNews) – Kathy Valentine is usually all go-go with her music career but she took a pregnant pause while recording her first solo album, Light Years.

The Go-Gos bassist worked on the album while she was pregnant and had four songs finished by the time she gave birth to her daughter, Audrey.

However, the rigors of being a new mother took over and she had to put the CD on hold for eight months.

Still, Valentine did use her child for some marketing research. As she puts it, “Since I wrote these songs while pregnant, I was curious if Audrey would recognize them when she was born.”

She did. More than Valentine expected. In her words, “Sometimes, when it’s time for her nap, I sing or play the songs and she relaxes as if they’re familiar to her.”

Light Years isn’t set for release until September, but Valentine is posting tunes on in hopes of figuring out the first single.

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