We couldn't just return to Brooklyn and let the music we all made fade into a memory of that summer we had in Greece," explains Zucconi.
Everyone pulled their funds together and Sean, Christian and Hannah made their way to Ryan Rabin's studio in LA to record their album.
They had both been living in New York for years and had never crossed paths before.
But from that night forward the two could hardly be pulled apart.
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These five musicians make up the members of what we now know as GROUPLOVE .
Like all good things, the summer and the residency came to an end and the five friends scattered back to their homes all over the globe.
Andrew Wessen, a pro surfer and musician from Los Angeles and his childhood friend Ryan Rabin, an accomplished drummer and producer, were also at the residency and quickly joined in with the musical trio.
Zucconi: Sharing a creativity, unpredictability and growth in life together that alone was mostly heavy and burdening.
Paste: Any advice you got from other couples who worked together in the same field?
"We never could have dreamt this up" says Zucconi, "but at the same time we're not at all surprised - GROUPLOVE is meant to be.
Sometimes fate has a lot to do with love and forming a band.