Q&A with The Floating Bridges

The Floating BridgesQueensland’s premiere 5 piece roots, rock, reggae outfit The Floating Bridges are recently released their explosive new single ‘Eloquence’ (video clip below).

The band – Dale, Cale, Dan, Jimmy and Johnny – took time out to answer a few questions for LifeMusicMedia.com

:: What track changed your life ::

Banapple Gas – Cat Stevens (Dale)

:: What is your favourite Album ::

Red Hot Chili Peppers – Californication (Cale)
Powderfinger – Vulture Street (Dale)
Incubus – Science (Dan)
Nirvana – Nevermind (Jimmy)
Led Zeppelin – II (Johnny)

:: Name a band or artist we should checkout ::

Cosmic Mushroom

:: Favourite Quote ::

“The greatness of a man is not in how much wealth he acquires, but in his integrity and his ability to affect those around him positively” ~ Bob Marley

:: When on tour, you can’t live without ::

Frisbee – this can often be the only form of exercise you get on the road, along with the footy. (Dale)

:: When you think of Australia, you think ::

Sweet as bru! (Jimmy)

:: Worst thing to happen to music is ::

Internet (Cale)

:: Best thing about the current music industry ::

The fact that we can jump in a van with our best mates and go travelling around the country doing what we love and creating good vibes. All the while the band shouts the food, fuel, accommodation (if any) and sometimes….the beers :) (Band)

:: Biggest influence ::

Family (Johnny)

:: Childhood hero ::

Angus Young (Johnny)

:: When you were younger you wanted to be ::

Older (Dale)

:: Last album bought ::

Jack White – Lazaretto (Cale)

:: First album you ever bought ::

MXPX (Dan)
Frogstomp (Dale and Jimmy)
Regurgitator (Cale)
ACDC TNT (Johnny)

:: First concert you went to ::

Vans Warped Tour (Dan)

:: Last concert you went to ::

Dumpstaphunk at the Caloundra Music Festival 2014

:: Favourite current band ::

Dumpstaphunk and The Nth Power (Band)

:: Favourite drink ::

Jack Daniels (Band)

:: Favourite book ::

Mr Nice (Dan)

:: Favourite actor ::

Johnny Depp (Band)

:: Favourite website ::

Don’t have one, we’d rather turn the computer off and go bush trekking on the A train, hopefully stumble across a watering hole and think about life… (Band)

:: The best boredom buster is ::

Jamming (Band)

:: The best film you ever saw was ::

Tough one…hard to decide between ‘The Temptations’ and ‘The Lion King’. (Band)

:: Your ultimate snack is ::

Pink Taco’s (Cale)

:: The first thing you do when you wake up is ::

Hit Snooze (Dan)

:: Best piece of advice you’ve received ::

If you think positive thoughts, you’ll attract positive things :) (Dale)

:: Your biggest aspirations ::

Play music for a living (Band)

:: Best gift you’ve ever given/received ::

Bottle of Single Barrel Jack Daniels every year on my birthday from my best mate (Dale)


The Floating Bridges – Eloquence (official)