Holly Valance - State Of Mind (Album)

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Postby Affillate » Sun Nov 10, 2013 1:53 am

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Track listing
1. "Hypnotic" (Steve Anderson, Liza Greene, Steve Lee) – 3:45
2. "State of Mind" (Jeff Taylor, Mark Taylor, Stevie Torch) – 3:20
3. "Everything I Hate" (Chris Peters, Drew Peters, Valance) – 3:27
4. "Desire" (Adam Phillips, Taylor, Taylor) – 3:37
5. "Curious" (Adam Bremner, Greene, Anderson, Lee) – 3:10
6. "Ricochets" (Peters, Peters) – 3:42
7. "Roll Over" (Valance, Anderson, Lee) – 3:21
8. "Tongue-Tied" (Peters, Peters, Valance) – 4:03
9. "Over 'n' Out" (Joanne Jeffries, Juliette Jaimes, Steve Welton-Jaimes) – 3:12
10. "Somebody Out There" (Peters, Peters) – 3:58
11. "Action" (Nichols, Nowels, Steinberg, Valance) – 3:33
12. "Double Take" (Peters, Peters) – 2:59
Japanese edition Bonus Tracks
13. "Just Like Me" (Black, Crichton, Valance) – 3:33
14. "Please Please Me" (Craig Hardy, Valance, Jaimes, Mick Lister) – 3:31

Loved this Album back in the day.
10 Years ago I remember Listening to this over the weekend then having it in my head all through the next week doing my Year 10 exams.

Holly went really 'electro' influenced for this album and It remains one of my all time favourites (similar to Dannii Minogue's Neon Nights album released earlier in 2003) of that kindof genre.

I was a big fan of hers and it would've been great to see her continue with music after this (I think she did a soundtrack song and stuff here and there but never back to the full on releasing an album), but I think maybe the whole court case with her former manager plus the album not really doing that well (The title track the only single released) mightve put her off and she started focusing more on going back to acting.

I remember there being a radio comp to be an extra in her second single video, but it mustve been scrapped. I always thought Desire would've been the perfect choice as a follow up single, and imagined a nighttime clip in the sand dunes with cars for some reason.

Anyway I think its an underrated pop album. Any of you guys fans?
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Postby tir69 » Sun Nov 10, 2013 7:57 am

I like this album , i bought a copy in Uk cause i couldn't find in Italy at that time .
My fave song is Desire ....great track !!
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Postby Affillate » Mon Nov 18, 2013 4:16 am

The State of Mind video was interesting too. Basically it was Holly being a badass singing at some club then going to be some voyeuristic model or something in the morning.
dailymotion clip link: http://www.dailymotion.com/video/x2awfn ... mind_music

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Postby menime123 » Sat Nov 23, 2013 7:39 pm

I own the single! I listened to some of her stuff a few weeks ago and it wasn't good. Kiss Kiss just sounds like a mess.
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Postby yigit » Sat Nov 23, 2013 7:57 pm

I own this album! I was really into her back in the day :)
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Postby Westen » Sat Nov 23, 2013 8:02 pm

i can't believe it's been 10 years since one of my favorite albums and songs ever. 10 years ago Holly was my favorite singer ever :( i still listen this albu mregulary

SOm and Desire are my favorites songs, and also one of my fave songs ever
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Postby Westen » Sat Nov 23, 2013 8:12 pm

Affillate wrote:The State of Mind video was interesting too. Basically it was Holly being a badass singing at some club then going to be some voyeuristic model or something in the morning.
dailymotion clip link: http://www.dailymotion.com/video/x2awfn ... mind_music

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video is amazing, she was hot and sexy and badass bitch, great attitude

amazing production of the song, probably the most underrated album EVER

she answered me few times on twitter :D
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Postby HotPotato » Tue Nov 26, 2013 2:28 am

I remember clearly that Desire was slated as the second single and I think she even did some UK tv performances of it, but I assume that got canned because it was too similar to State Of Mind.

Wikipedia says that Curious was the cancelled second single.

However my favourite track by far and one of my fave songs of all time is Roll Over. No idea why that wasn't the single choice, I think it could have been huge.
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Postby Westen » Tue Nov 26, 2013 8:05 am

i think desire would be great single, it has that amazing exploding chorus, i don't know what happened then and she flopped like that... maybe she got lost in christmas period
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Postby Spartan » Tue Nov 26, 2013 5:58 pm

The single's amazing, never heard the album though.
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Postby Westen » Wed Nov 27, 2013 10:13 am

Spartan wrote:The single's amazing, never heard the album though.
you should listen to it, critics praised it

you must hear DESIRE :D
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Postby Ivica » Sat Jan 11, 2014 6:58 pm

amazing album, I need her to comeback. Also lead single is one of the best pop songs EVER.
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Postby Westen » Sat Jan 11, 2014 7:08 pm

nickf1 wrote:amazing album, I need her to comeback. Also lead single is one of the best pop songs EVER.
i know right, but i gave up :(

everyone should listen this masterpiece
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Postby Affillate » Sat Nov 10, 2018 7:09 am

15 years old this week. Heres a making of the video to State Of Mind (single) found on youtube:

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Postby stuart123 » Sat Nov 10, 2018 3:44 pm

This album is pop MASTERPIECE!!!! Here my favourites are: Everything I Hate, Desire, Roll Over and Curious. 8-)

This deserved to be a monster seller, but she was definitely way ahead of the time. :(

It's a crime this and "Come and Get It" by Rachel Stevens were huge flops. :x
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