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.