Last Tuesday Quotes
"Water isn't good because it is a source of life or is tasty, water is good because God made water good. The same goes for music; Music is good because God made music good. Some people pollute music with negativity, we just play music the way God intended."
The band started in 1999 at Messiah College. I started the band with some friends, because I wanted to play at the college's monthly coffeehouse. We played one song in late December of that year. Since then we have had many line-up changes due to marriage and careers. However, the current Last Tuesday has been playing for the past two years. During those two years, we have been touring full-time around the country.
Musically we are influenced by many bands. We listen to everything from bands like Taking Back Sunday and Midtown to Pedro the Lion and Berry. However, when I first started the band, I wanted to be the next Dogwood more than anything else in the world.
Through our stage demeanor and lyrics we fuse our faith by offering the sincerity and sense of freedom that is found in knowing Christ. We do not preach from stage. While we know that some have been called into that particular ministry; we believe that we have been called into relational evangelism. We want to hang-out, email, and eat with the kids we get to meet. We want to defeat the condescending Christian stereotype that many kids have in our country.
At first the idea of working with Matt Thiessen and Joe Marlett intimidated us. We have a lot of respect for both of those guys and their previous projects.
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