Tuesday, June 23, 2009

Switchfoot talks poverty; re-works an old tune

Jahred from Relevant Magazine recently sat down with Switchfoot to talk about the ONE Campaign, as well as Relevant's Reject Apathy project. (this was the same guy who recently blogged about meeting Switchfoot at Alive Fest) You can really get a sense of the guys' true passion and heart for those who are less fortunate than others. It's not a cosmetic, rock-star-standard type of thing for them - it's real.

Here's what Jahred wrote:

I mentioned earlier that we were able to spend a few minutes with the guys from Switchfoot while at Alive this year. Here is the video in its entirety. The guys were very, very insightful; hopefully you take something from this video. They really support ONE, and are passionately behind the causes that we are aiming to shine some light on with Reject Apathy.



Watch the video here


Next, here's a video of Switchfoot performing "We Are One Tonight" at the Lancaster show. What's unique about this performance is:

1. The atmospheric delay-ridden riff at the the beginning of the song.
2. Mixing in "Your Love Is Strong," "Shadow Proves the Sunshine," and (I think for the first time live, ever) "C'mon C'mon."

So needless to say, I think this is a pretty exciting live video to watch, so here it is:

And here's a video of "Only Hope" from the same show, complete with a pre-booing session (watch and you'll know what I mean... haha), and a full-band ending. Awesome.


June 22, 2009 Twitter updates:

- Home tweet home. Just landed in San Diego, and the sky is big and blue. Good to be home! -tim

- A friend gave me a shirt to get into the "bro" am mood. http://yfrog.com/5i90ej

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