Interview By Cindy James 3rd Time Lucky
Article By Cindy James on May 15, 2002

 
Third Time lucky
 
 

Cindy: So what’s the current line-up of “3rd Time Lucky” & where are you guys from?
Sloany: well we are from Goulburn (hole on the side of the highway) we got well Saunders guitarist, vocals, Nick – drums, Steve – bass, me (Tom) - guitar, vocals
Cindy: And when did you guys get together?
Sloany: January 2001, it all came about when myself and nick were we’re drunk at a party and we where listening to this shit band and we thought hey! We can do that so we asked the other 2 lads to join us
Cindy: How did your band name “3rd Time Lucky” come about?
Sloany: Well funny story actually we were thinking of what to call ourselves and we had 2 names thought up and they weren't that good so Steve goes ok guys 3rd time lucky and we were like hey! That’s good enough so it stuck
Cindy: And what style do you guys play?
Slaoney: PUNK ROCK!
Cindy What would your greatest achievement as a band be?
Slaoney: Well I would say when we play shows everyone singing our words is pretty accomplishing!
Cindy: That’s awesome!
Cindy: What would some of the musical influences behind “3rd Time Lucky” consist of?
Slaoney: new found glory for sure, umm no use for a name, strung out, for amusement only, and recently rufio is the favorite, but the list goes on…
Cindy: Awww come up to the ‘Coast!!!!!!!
Slaoney: Trust me, I’m trying!!!!!
Cindy: Do you guys have any previous releases or future recording plans in sight?
 
 

Slaoney: No previous ones besides dodgy demos’ we did on the computer haha nah but we are planning on doing an album around September - October
Cindy: What are 3 bands have you played with in the past?
Slaoney Well good bands we have played with would be second best, for amusement only, and Neveready from Wollongong
Cindy: What 3 bands would you like to play with in the future?
Slaoney: most definitely new found glory, ataris, and pennywise just cause they pull the crowds
Cindy: Ataris!!!!!!
Cindy: Do you guys’ have any stalkers lurking about yet?
Slaoney: not that I know of but can I say we do to make us sound good?
Cindy: Go 4 it!
Slaoney: Ok well yes there is several of them, we luv it!
Cindy: As you would….
Cindy: What was the last gig you went to?
Slaoney: warped! Best time ever!!!
Cindy: Guessing ‘New Found Glory being your favorite?
Slaoney: 4 sure I was front row and Jordan gave me the mic and I got to sing with him
Cindy: Ahhh that was you!
Slaoney: yes yes it was, did you see me?
Cindy: Nar, but woulda been cool if I did!
Slaoney: yeahh.
Cindy: What was the last C.D you bought?
Slaoney: it would have been midtowns new one but I don’t get it until next week =(
Cindy: Awww that’s the next one on my list, so I can’t ask you how it rates…
Slaoney: well my friend reckons it goes off
Cindy: Midtown do!
Cindy: O.K, you’re stage in front of 5,000 people, what cover song are you most likely to play?
Slaoney: Shit! Good question umm, well we do a cover from the Beatles and ‘hit or miss’ but we would most likely play “wanna be” from spice girls just to be dickheads
Cindy: Where do you see yourself in 12-18 months?
Slaoney: Well the goal is to be as big as “One Dollar Short” or Second Best but we have been talking about touring over seas
Cindy: Really? That’s awesome! Heading to the states?
Slaoney: No actually we want to go to England and maybe around Europe because there are so many hot chicks over there
 
 

Cindy: haha, good one
Slaoney: *giggles* yehh
Cindy: O.K have you got any words to sum up “”3rd Time Lucky”?
Slaoney: hmmmm let me see… ok number 1 would be – dickheads, 2 – outgoing, 3 - just doing it all for fun if there is a word for that u can edit…
Cindy: Nar sounds’ sweeeeet
Cindy: Is there a website we can catch you guys’ on?
Slaoney: yeah
www.geocities.com/wouldulikefrieswitdat

And there is a new one being designed to but not yet working it is
www.geocities.com/thethirdband
Cindy: Well, thanx heaps for your time, and can’t wait to catch up when you hit the coast or Sydney area!
Slaoney: yeah no worries its been fun