TV Guide Online
Tonight we are chatting with Brad Fischetti & Rich Cronin
from the band LFO.
Welcome guys! Thanks for coming!
Brad & Rich: Hello everybody. Thanks for coming.
Question: Hi guys I just want to ask what song to plan to you plan to release next from your current album LFO?
Rich: The next single is called "I Don't Want to Kiss You Goodnight." You can request it at your favorite radio station now. And it will be starting in about a week or two on MTV.
Question: Hi! What inspired you to play music?
Brad: I just think it was from a love of music. I don't think it was from any one thing in particular.
Rich: I just love music and I loved New Edition. It was always in my heart.
Question: What is the weirdest thing a fan has ever done for you?
Brad: I know something weird happened recently. One time a girl let me wrap her in toilet paper to win concert tickets.
Question: Where did you get the jumbo bat you always have
with you at shows and what is its significance?
Rich: We got it at Disneyworld. It was a like a mascot to us.
Brad: Kind of like a good luck charm.
Question: How did it feel to get up on stage as a group for the very first time what was your first thought?
Rich: It was amazing. It was like breaking the ice. We were very nervous, but it was very cool.
Question: Why did you guys choose Jennifer Love Hewitt to be in your video out of all the other people out there?
Rich: Cause she was perfect and she's a great friend of ours, and she looked really good in the green dress.
Question: Brad, tell us more about the SK8 video you had a cameo in!!!!!
Brad: It's on the box right now, and it's in 3D.
Rich: You need glasses?
Brad: Not really sure.
Rich: That's cool.
Question: When r u making your next video?????
Rich: We just made it. We shot it in LA last week. You can start to request "I don't want to kiss you goodnight" on MTV and the radio now.
Question: Who has been the most supportive person throughout your recent fame?
Rich: Probably a multitude of people. My family in general. And Devin and Brad. And Mike Caputo. I'd have to say all of them.
Brad: My mother. My grandmother, and Michael, my brother.
Rich: And Bobby. Mostly Johnny, and Brian Gillis.
Question: WHEN IS YOUR UPCOMING TOUR & WHEN DOES IT START?
Rich: We're on tour right now. We have a date in DC, then NYC, then Hartford. On the 8th we start the Brittany Spears tour, then in the summer we start the Nickelodeon tour.
Question: What is the most embarrassing thing that you have ever done?
Rich: Probably some of my grades in high school. I wasn't posting them on the fridge. I'll tell you that much.
Question: When will your next album come out?
Rich: We start recording in the fall.
Question: What groups/bands influenced you to want to sing, and at what age did you decide singing would be what you want to do.
Rich: I decided at 16 that singing was something I'd like to do. I was influenced by New Edition and Bel Biv Devoe.
Brad: I guess my biggest influence was also Bel Biv Devoe.
Question: HOW DID ALL OF YOU MEET?
Brad: Rich and I met in Orlando about 4 years ago. Through Lou Pearlman. We met Devin about a year ago through a mutual friend.
Question: I was wondering what you guys do on your spare time?
Rich: Go to movies, hang out, go to the mall.
Brad: Go to the gym.
Question: What is the most rewarding thing about singing?
Rich: Having people really enjoy what we do, what we've created.
Question: Hey, I was wondering what was the best prank you guys pulled on each other?
Brad: Rich lit stinkbombs off in a hotel a while back.
Rich: I'm the prankster.
Question: Are you guys interested in acting and do you think you'll have an acting career any time?
Rich: I think about it sometimes. I'm not pursuing it.
Brad: People come to us with offers, but we're just concentrating on the music.
Question: Where was your most memorable performance?
Rich: Right now, probably Philadelphia. We had a good show. I liked that one.
Question: How did you come up with the lyrics for your huge hit "Summer Girls"?
Rich: They just sort of came to me one day. I was dabbling and I wrote it. They just came out of nowhere, all at once.
Question: Whats your favorite thing about touring?
Rich & Brad: Being on stage.
Question: Hi, do you like TV if so what shows do guys like?
Brad: My favorite show is ER, All in the Family, and MASH.
Rich: I like Who Wants to Be a Millionaire, and I like Time of Your Life.
Question: If you all weren't singers, what do you think you would be doing right now?
Rich: Probably still pursuing being a singer at this point.
Question: Are you ever scared of your fans? I almost got beat up by two 12 year old teeny boppers at one of your shows and Im almost 20!...they're pretty scary!
Rich: No we're not scared of them. We have big security guards.
Question: Which version of "Kiss You Goodnight" do you like best? And why'd you decide to change it for the single?
Rich: I like the second one best. The first one seemed pretty redundant. By the way, We don't have girlfriends.
Question: What do you look for in a girl??
Rich: Honesty, smarts, real good head on her shoulders.
Brad: Cute toes.
Question: What one star would u each like to work with? Why?
Rich: Britney Spears, cause I think she's hot.
Brad: I'd like to do a movie with Brad Pitt.
TV Guide Online: Thanks for coming guys! We had a great time! Come back soon!
Brad & Rich: The new single "Kiss You Goodnight" is out to radio now. If you guys could please request it, and also call MTV and TRL. Tell all your friends. Goodnight and thank you for chatting with us.
TV Guide Online: Don't forget to visit www.LFO.com for more information on the band.