Can you please introduce yourself and your role in Terra Terra Terra?
Loren Taylor- singer, songwriter, guitar player.
John dye- Synth, keys, and all other effects and background noise.
Matt- Lead guitar
Stephen sweat- bass
How did Terra Terra Terra come together? What is the history behind the band?
We all come from the East Coast and most of us were brought to
Lakeland, FL because of Southeastern University. We all met up and
decided that our future together was intertwined with music and
friendship. Our story is not that unique. We all love music and this
is what we want to do with the rest of our life.
Where did the name “Terra Terra Terra” come from?
Jerimiah 22:29. It’s our call to the world.
For people new to Terra Terra Terra, how would you describe your music?
All the bells and whistles of indie rock but with mainstream appeal
and a relentless pursuit of ambiance.
Your album, Mind Like A Man Soul Like A Child, come out in August. How do you feel about the album overall?
Of course it’s a great album. It’s a great testament of who we were a
year ago and should be able to appeal to all rock genres.
What would are some of themes of the songs on Mind Like A Mind Soul Like A Child?
The overall essence of the album is who we are vs who we want to
be. It deals with most issues that every day people go thru. This
album can hopefully speak to all who understand that life is a
constant struggle to better yourself.
What are your touring plans for the end of this year/next year?
We plan to be touring full time in 2010. As far as this year we
are setting up shows locally and a few out of state shows.
How did you get started playing music?
We all started like a lot of musicians in the church. It was a
great place to learn and has shaped how we have progressed as people
What are some of your major musical influences?
As clichÃ© as it may sound everything we here influences us. From
the indie greats such as Dignan and Lovedrug to main mainstream giants
such as Coldplay and fallout boy. We like it all.
What are your goals for Terra Terra Terra?
We want to make this our full time job and get the people invested
in us as well as our music.
Any last words for readers at Driven Far Off?
Please pick up the album and help support our dream. All of our
fans are the only reason we exist and we will never forget that. See
ya soon in a city near you!