Wednesday, January 27, 2010

More Japan Switchfoot news; National Post interviews Switchfoot;

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We have some "Hello Hurricane" news from Japan, courtesy of LOBH:

Hey fans in Japan! Hello Hurricane was released in Japan today, with the inclusion of two bonus tracks - "Lucky Man" (The Verve cover) and "The Sound" (Acoustic). My friend Yuko from Japan says the songs are FANTASTIC. She also said the album has a sleeve note, description (3 Pages) and the Japanese translation of all songs.

Also, Yuko wrote in to inform us that Jon, Tim and Chad are going to be broadcasted on radio show, February 4th. More information on this is posted right over HERE. I, however, don't know a word of the Japanese language, so perhaps some friends could translate for us?
(Thanks Yuko!)


^I bought a copy, and it's currently in shipping process. Once it arrives in the mail, I'll try to do either a video blog or a picture blog/review for you all! :)

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The National Post interviewed Jon Foreman and Drew Shirley. Here is the video:



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Bethedrum.com is asking for donations for Haiti. In return, you can get an assortment of exclusive songs, including a live track from Fiction Family! Check it out.

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CHARTS

"Mess of Me" is still stuck at No. 16. We need to keep requesting!

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SUPPORT



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! Your calls are INSANELY IMPORTANT!

HERE are some request links you can do online if you can't reach a phone. Please be SURE to fill out a few of these links every day, especially the ones at or near your area! It is our collective efforts that will ensure the success of this and any future Switchfoot single.

All the station links posted below are guaranteed to have played the song at least once.

Format: ALTERNATIVE

WWWX (Appleton/Oshkosh)

KRAB (Bakersfield)

KNXX (Baton Rouge)

WBTZ (Burlington)

WKQX; Text: 99161 (Chicago)

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

CIMX (Detroit)

WKRK (Detroit)

KFRR (Fresno)

WGRD (Grand Rapids)

WXNR (Greenville)

WMRQ (Hartford)

WXXJ (Jacksonville)

WPLA (Jacksonville, Florida)

WTZR (Johnson City)

KFTE (Lafayette)

KROQ; Alternate Link (Write-in request); text 25767 (Los Angeles)

KYSR (Los Angeles)

WEQX; Alternate Link(Manchester)

WBRU; Survey (New England)

WRRV (New York)

WRFF (Philadelphia)

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

WRXL Alternate Link (Richmond)(Richmond)

WZNE (Rochester)

KRZQ (Reno)

WDYL (Richmond)

KCXX; Alternate Link (Riverside)

XTRA (San Diego)

KBZT (San Diego)

Sirius Alt Nation

KZBD (Spokane)

KPNT; Alternate Link; Text: 48258 (St. Louis)

WSUN (Tampa)

KFMA (Tuscon)

KMYZ (Tulsa)

WPBZ (West Palm Beach)


Format: ACTIVE

KQXR (Boise)

WLFE (Burlington)

WFTK (Cincinnati)

WXQR (Greenville)

KILO (Colorado Springs)

WYBB (Charleston)

WRUF (Gainesville)

KMRQ (Modesto)

WJRR (Orlando)

KCLB (Palm Springs, CA)

KIOZ (San Diego)

WFXH (Savannah)

WBSX (Wilkes-Barre)

WIYY (Baltimore)

WFXH(Savannah)

WLZX (Springfield, MA)




Format: ROCK

WQBK(Albany)

KUFO (Portland)


Format: HOT AC

KQKQ (Omaha)

KUCD (Honolulu)


Format: AAA

WRXP (New York)

OTHER ONLINE SUPPORT

- 91x (San Diego) Christy Taylor's REALLY BIG Countdown

- WRRV Buzz Cut

- 98.7 (Los Angeles) Badass 8

- 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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