|The following is a mini interview of generic questions that we posed to all bands that wanted to answer:|
1. How did you get your band name?
Well, the band name was an adventure. We used to be a band called Callahan and after a style and member change we decided to become This Love. Love is the biggest thing there is and ever will be. We wanted to capture that not only in our style of music but in our title as well.
2. How did this band get started?
As i stated earlier, We used to be a band called Callahan, after some of the members decided to move on, the others decided to start fresh by getting a couple new members and changing the style. We now are This Love.
3. What bands are you influenced by?
We wouldn't be able to hit the tip of the iceburg with our answer to this question, but, I'd say U2, Kings of Leon, John Mayer, Van Halen, but there are countless others who we have been influenced by.
4. If you could tour with any bands, past or present, who would it be and why?
We would definetly tour with the beatles, the biggest band of all time. Enough said.
5. If you were a furry, what animal would you be? Why that animal?
Wolverine, because they are very fierce and relentless.... so are we.
6. Why should people listen to your band?
People should listen to our band because.
7. If you were chosen to be in Guitar Hero/Rock Band, what song would you want in the game? How hard do you think it would be to five-star on expert?
Reflections because of the ripping guitar solo Joe McFaddin plays in the end of the song, definitely a 4 on the toughness meter.
8. If you won a Grammy, who would you thank?
All of our moms.
9. If you could change something about the music industry, what would it be?
I wish we could go back good ol' vinyl , that's it.
10. Memorable tour experience?
Havent toured yet, but we plan on makin some serious memories very soon.
11. What does AP.net mean to you?
We have a good appreciation for any organization, on or offline, dedicated to the promotion of music.
12. What is your favorite song to play?
Panama by Van Halen.
13. What is your vacation spot of choice?
Canada, in a cottage off of Lake Erie, fishing and wakeboarding.
14. What music reminds you of your childhood?
Big Band and Swing, anything by Frank Sinatra. Thats what i grew up on. -Joe McFaddin.
15. If you could have any super power, what would it be? Why?
X-Ray vision, think about it, you can see through stuff.
16. Do you feel that your band has "made it"?
I feel that we have made it, everyday we wake up and do what we love , that's makin' it.
17. What is something that most fans don't know about you?
Something a lot of people dont know about me, (joe McFaddin), is that I have type one juvenile diabetes; not playing the sympathy card haha. It's just something I don't normally mention.
18. What's your favorite holiday?
19. What do you like to do in your spare time?
We all play basketball.... and if any other 5-piece band wants to step up and challenge us to a pickup game.... give us a call... we're waiting...
20. What kind of hidden talents do you have?
If I listed all of our hidden talents, this interview would go on forever. So I'm gonna end it . Thank you.
12:28 PM on 07/03/10
Great interview. Love the boys to death. <3
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