Today, we’re teaming up with Shop Radio Cast to give away a few copies of Switchfoot’s 2006 album, Oh, Gravity!, featuring songs such as “Dirty Second Hands” and “Burn Out Bright”. If you’re like me, I’m sure you have plenty of good memories associated with this album. To enter, post your favorite memory associated with Oh, Gravity! in the replies, and I’ll pick the winners shortly. One grand prize winner will receive a test pressing and a copy of the album (color of their choice), and two runners-up will receive a copy of the album (color of their choice). For more details, check out the record on Shop Radio Cast.
We recently interviewed Jon Foreman (of Switchfoot) about his new solo undertaking The Wonderlands, which involved writing a song for each hour of the day and working with 24 different producers. Check it out here.
Music has always been a landscape for me to find meaning and to be able to reflect on the real world from a safe distance of poetry and metaphor and melody. When I thought about the idea of creating a world, I thought let’s start by tracing the course of a day of darkness and light. The hours of a clock become the backdrop for the narrative of a song, specifically the light and the dark that’s present at that time of day.
If you're a music fan, then you love the fall - great weather and a plethora of great tour packages to check out. Head to the replies to check out my Top 5 upcoming fall tours. What tours are you excited about? Let us know.
Switchfootwill release their ninth album, Fading West, this October on Atlantic Records/Word. They'll also be putting out a feature film of the same name, which will serve as the opening act on the band's storyteller-style fall tour. Dates and a trailer are in the replies.
With the imminent release of Switchfoot's new album Vice Verses, the band cut a series of video profiles that offer personal insights from each member. Today we're premiering the piece on bassist and backing vocalist Tim Foreman, who gets to enjoy a day with his beloved San Diego Padres and discusses what keeps him going on tour. See it in the replies.