Monday, December 28, 2009

"Mess of Me" on the brink of Top 20 at Modern Rock!

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Hey friends. So far, a slow news Monday, but it must be noted that "Mess of Me" catapulted a modest two spots over the weekend to reach No. 21 on the Alternative charts! This is excellent news... it means we are on the brink of cracking the Top 20 on Modern Rock! WOO!

However, the spins are slowing down (as is expected over the holiday), but here is something we need to remember. Sometimes, a song will fall off so sharply over Thanksgiving or Christmas/New Year, that radio will decide not to pick it up once the holidays are over.

Thanks to YOUR efforts, "Mess of Me" survived the Thanksgiving hump and is where it's at today: about to crack the Top 20. But we need to keep going... "Mess of Me" survived Christmas while still gaining spins. Now we need to get over the New Year (this Friday), while maintaining progression on the charts.

2010 will bring "reinforcements," so to speak in the Craig Ferguson appearance on January 4th (mark your calendars) and the Rose Bowl pre-game performance on the 7th (we'll keep you posted on whether that is televised or not). Those should give Switchfoot the kind of publicity boost that will help radio along, but until then, it's all us holding the fort!

In other words, keep requesting "Mess of Me" at your local station. It's our efforts alone that are keeping this thing going, and it will be our efforts that will ensure this becomes Switchfoot's biggest rock song since "Stars." WE'VE GOT THIS!

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SUPPORT

Be sure to work the phones! For now, fill out as many of these links as you can!

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Please also go here to see a list of stations already playing "Mess of Me" and phone numbers to call in and request the song with!!

HERE are some request links you can do online if you can't reach a phone:

WXQR (Greenville)

WKRK (Detroit)

WMRQ (Hartford)

WLFE (Burlington [Active Rock])

WBTZ (Burlington)

KFTE (Lafayette)

KPNT Text: 48258 (St. Louis)

WPLA (Jacksonville, Florida)

KROQ (Write-in request) (Los Angeles)

WKQX Text: 99161 (Chicago)

KEDJ (Phoenix) Text: 91039
(At lunch 12N - 1P)
(at 5 PM)
SURVEY

KFMA (Tuscon)

KRZQ (Reno)

Sirius Alt Nation

WWWX (Appleton/Oshkosh)

KNDD (Seattle)[request fill-in on the sidebar]

WDYL (Richmond)

WWCD (Columbus) TEXT "request" and then your song 68683

WGRD (Grand Rapids)

WEQX (Manchester)

WBRU (New England)

WRRV (New York)

KYSR (Los Angeles)

KMYZ (Tulsa)

WPBZ (West Palm Beach)

KBZT (San Diego)

OTHER ONLINE SUPPORT

- 91x (San Diego) Christy Taylor's REALLY BIG Countdown (No 4!) P

- WRRV Buzz Cut (No. 1!) P

- 98.7 (Los Angeles) Badass 8 (No. 5!) P

- TVU Live

- NEW WLUM Milwaukee

- Alternative Addiction: What we need to do is,

- Fill-in vote "Mess of Me" in the box, after voting for one of the artists already in the countdown.

THEN

- Request the song here. Scroll down, then simply press the "request" link.

- The Christian Rock 20 Poll. (NO. 1!)

- RadioU's Top Ten Most Wanted. We still have the top spot! Well done! Let's keep it that way!

- Steelroots

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