This week’s episode of “You Should Know” is devoted to attending to know Jean-Philip Grobler and Patti Beranek of St. Lucia, as they reveal the place their band title got here from, what one want they’d ask a genie to grant them and extra.
Grobler tells Streets Talkin that when he was attempting to give you a reputation for his musical mission, he took out a map of South Africa (the place he’s from) and he closed his eyes, took out a pen and positioned it down on the map. “The third strive was St. Lucia,” he says, “And simply instantly listening to that title felt prefer it solidified the aesthetic.”
Asked what one want they’d desire a genie to grant, Grobler replies that he would search a “ceaselessly babysitter” in order that he doesn’t consistently have to fret about discovering a babysitter. When Beranek tells her husband that they should decide one thing higher, the pair in the end agree upon asking for 3 “very luxurious tour buses.”
St. Lucia additionally reveal what their secret hidden skills are, with Beranek divulging that she will be able to roll her tongue, whereas Grobler exhibits off his chipmunk voice.
As for what they contemplate to be their largest accomplishment thus far, Grobler believes that it’s having made three albums that they’re very pleased with, and that the band members haven’t killed one another on the highway but.
Beranek and Grobler are additionally requested why individuals ought to take heed to their music, with Grobler replying, “Because it has a optimistic message, and a optimistic feeling to it. And I feel there may be a whole lot of music on the earth today that's very, both ironic, or kind of, like, miserable or unhappy.”
“I’ve nothing in opposition to that,” he continues. “I really like a whole lot of that music! But I really feel like the place we slot in and the place we're distinctive is that what we do is optimistic, nevertheless it's additionally not preaching to you or hitting you over the top with a message. I feel it makes you are feeling optimistic.”
You can watch the total video interview with St. Lucia above.