||This Could Be a Possibility CD (2005)
Rachel Minton CD discography This Could Be a Possibility is the slick, well-crafted debut from melodic rockers Valencia. Though only their first proper disc, this young band already seems to know exactly what it's doing: the choruses soar, the guitars crunch and harmonize when needed, and each song is filled with enough poppy hooks to make a band like Saves the Day nod in approval. The topics of their earnest, fresh-faced songs about love, life, and growing up are easily identifiable to any starry-eyed, heartbroken, or uncertain teen, yet they won't alienate older, jaded listeners. Urgent drumbeats open "The Space Between," a rousing ode to long-distance love that features longing lyrics like "Can you remember sitting by my side/On the bank of the Delaware River and talking about life." And yes, Valencia may be a part of those "born in a generation of bright lights but no inspiration" ("Backs Against the Wall"), but lines such as "One thing I know/I'll be fine/This is just the story of my life" from the guitar-driven, anthem-like "Will We Ever ...
||Zolof The Rock & Roll Destroyer CD (2004)
Rachel Minton music CDs Zolof the Rock & Roll Destroyer: Bob Bonocore (vocals, bass instrument); Anthony Green (vocals); Rick Delello (drums); Vincent Ratti, Rachel Minton.
Recording information: Skylight Langhorne, PA (2001).
Personnel: Bob Bonocore (vocals, guitar); Rachel Minton (vocals); Vincent Ratti (guitar, keyboards).