(Taken from "*NSYNC *N The Mix" Home Video)
Lance: "Band history."
Justin: "Stop askin' me this!"
J.C.: "It actually started with Chris. Chris is the one
who made the initial call."
Justin: "Chris calls me, he says, I wanna do this, you
know. I wanna get the group together, and I immediately
J.C.: "You know, when Chris called him, he called me,
like, right away and said, "Yo, dude, this guy wants to
get a group together. We've been singing. Why aren't we
Joey: "And Justin knew J.C. because them two were on the
Mickey Mouse Club."
Justin: "You know, J.C., uh, knew Chris from Universal,
uh, I knew Chris from some auditions."
J.C.: "We got to Orlando, met Chris, hit it off right
away, felt, you know. Was with him a weekend, felt like
I knew him my whole life."
Joey: "So, the three of them got together and actually
they went to a club, and they bumped into me."
J.C.: "He looked at me and he looked at Chris and he
says,"What are you two doin' here together" and I was
like, "Well, you know, we're startin' a group," and he's
just like, "What?!"
Joey: "So it was kinda weird seeing J.C. and Chris
together because...I've never seen them together before."
Chris: "We knew we were gonna have a fifth person
because the four of us that we had, couldn't sing
bass... and we couldn't sing...Joey was, like, the
lowest, and he didn't have a bass voice."
J.C.: "We had some nice...some airy stuff, and we had
movement in our harmonies and everything like that, but
we wanted a round sound, you know, top to bottom and, uh,
so that's when Justin got a hold of, uh, Lance."
Lance: "Ha ha"
Justin: "I did some research through my old vocal coach,
Lance: "So Justin called up the vocal coach and he
recommended me to come down to Orlando and meet the
guys. So I came down and immediately, you know, fell in
love with the group, and I was in it."
J.C.: "The minute we heard him sing...with us, it was
like, there are the five pieces. It's like your hand, I