Third Place burst onto the music scene in February 2006, during the International Emergenza battle of the bands competition. The band celebrated its ﬁrst anniversary on the night of the Grand Finale at the legendary Medley concert hall, ﬁnishing 8th among the 250 other acts in the competition! The following year, Third Place ﬁnished 6th overall! The formation then realized that their real passion was performing on stage!
Known for its compelling, dynamic sound and bold performance chops, Third Place released a self-produced demo entitled, Keep Your Dream Alive (2008). The circulation of the album resulted in the rapid growth of the band’s fan-base (11,400 devoted fans on Facebook to date).
In November 2009, their ﬁrst single Look At Me Now reached the 66th position in the Top 100 Correspondant Anglophone. Furthermore, the videoclip plays regularly on Musique Plus and MuchLoud obtaining 86,000 views on Youtube. In November 2010, Third Place launched their new album Lifeland (2010), which has sold more than 3000 copies since its release date.
Third Place was then noticed in many competitions, won Clictonband and Musiqualité in 2011 and got to share the stage with many artists, such as Shinedown, Pennywise, Puddle of Mudd, Marie-Mai, Les Porn Flakes, L’Assemblée, Martin Deschamps, Kamakazi, Sans Pression, Manu Militari, Dj Shortcut, Jean-Marie Corbeil, Michel Mpambara, and many more.
During the 2011 Canadian Music Week event, Third Place meet a lot of new contact in the music industry. They sign a record deal with the L-A be label (Distribution Sélect). The record company offers to relaunch Lifeland adding two songs including a cover of You Can’t Hurry Love, originally recorded by The Supremes in 1966 and popularized by Phil Collins in 1982.
Currently on tour in Quebec, the energetic formation is present in every related music events to promote their material. Motivated, determined and definitely passionate about music, the band members of Third Place will stop at nothing. Their philosophy: one fan at a time.