Third Time Luckie
Third Time Luckie (or 3TL) are three piece pop-punk / punk rock band hailing from the south of England.
The band was established in 2006 by founder Chris Horner, and joined by Duncan Lee and Carl Swietlik.
Winning the 2006 Battle of the bands, 3TL released 2 short E.P’s and embarked on mini tours around the UK promoting the material. A third visit to the studio created the bands first album ‘No Time To Waste’.
3TL became a regular name on local radio and were a big hit in newspapers the music press often being heard on online radios around the world.
With Duncan Lee’s departure and the arrival of new members Olly Vincent and Matt Dawe the band moved in a new direction becoming a 4 piece for the first time.
With new material the band continued to grow, playing at the top of the BT Tower and reaching the finals in the UK battle of the bands.
3TL released their first major single ‘Alyc’ via iTunes and as a ring tone. Supported by further mini tours ‘Alyc’ entered the Rock Charts at No.32.
With Matt and Olly leaving the band Antonio Tugnut joined to take on bass duties.
With ‘Alyc’ gaining major airplay across the globe petitions began appearing online for the band to start touring internationally.
3TL released their 2nd major single ‘You’re The One’ and shot their first music video, with Nuts magazine.
Unfortunally the band were not able to recreate the same success on their second single and Chris left the band.
in 2011 3TL reformed with Luke Holden taking over drums.
After various shows, the group disbanded in 2014.
In late 2016 Chris was rejoined by Carl Sweitlik and new bass player Andy Clare to relaunch the band. The first single from this new lineup “Wide Eyed Thinking” was released in February 2017.
Third Time Luckie – Never Alone
Third Time Luckie – Wide Eyed Thinking
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