Thirdstory's talented trio of Elliott Skinner, Ben Lusher, and Richard Saunders perform: Grows Old, Searching For A Feeling and G Train.
When asked to describe what kind of music they make, the three members of Thirdstory—Elliott Skinner, Ben Lusher, and Richard Saunders—all respond with a nervous laugh. Known for their sublime vocal harmonies and uncanny knack for reconfiguring the language of pop songs, the music that the trio creates together is fantastically genre defying. “That’s the million dollar question, isn’t it?” laughs Lusher, “We usually say it’s pop songwriting mixed with soulful vocals, live instrumentation and elements of folk guitar and electric guitar, with a very hip hop influence on the production. So basically it’s everything.”
A collaborative effort in the truest sense of the word, Thirdstory’s forthcoming full-length debut reflects the group’s wide range of influences and diverse backgrounds.
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