Wednesday, August 25, 2010

Chart Wednesday (Week of September 4, 2010): TOP 10!; "safe to say we all have a crush on red rocks."

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It's official, folks. In what is a confirmation of Monday's report, "The Sound (John M. Perkins' Blues)" is one of the Top 10 Alternative/Modern Rock songs in the country! Coming in at No. 10 this week, "The Sound" jumps two spots to make itself the third top 10 alternative single for the band. Some Mediabase charts are reporting increased spins for the track over the last few days since, so we could be seeing an even higher position next week!

I'd like to take this moment right now to congratulate every single one of you who has requested the single tirelessly, voting on polls, and carrying out Footsoldiers missions tirelessly. It is because of you that this single is starting to take off, and the band is all very excited! GREAT WORK.

In "Your Love Is a Song" news, the track holds steady at No. 39 on Adult Pop Songs (Hot AC) and falls on Christian CHR from 13-16 and 20-21 on Christian Songs. We are waiting for word on when the focus shifts to "Your Love Is a Song," but we are definitely going to keep pushing the success of "The Sound" on Modern Rock radio for the time being.

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(I'd like to dedicate today's Chart Wednesday section to our faithful friend, Ender! This one's for you, buddy!)


The band played the legendary Red Rocks last night. Here are a couple of videos from the show:

"Meant to Live"

Jon Foreman in the crowd

Judging by tweets from the band and all involved, Red Rocks is quite a place to play a rock show. Here is what the place looks like, courtesy of Wikipedia:

And here is what it looked like from the lens of the Switchfoot camp's respective iPhones:

@switchfoot: Not really sure what to say after tonight. Redrocks gave me one of my favorite nights of music ever. -tim

@jonathanforeman: - Redrocks might be the best place to play a music. Proof:

- More reasons to play a music or 2 at the beautiful red rocks:

- Aftershow behind the trading post in 5 minutes...

@TimForeman: Redrocks blew my mind.

^That place looks ridiculous. I hope there is footage from that place on the next Switchfoot TV episode.

By the way, Andy Barron had the most quotable tweet for the evening:

i've seen many a @jonathanforeman aftershow, but tonight's might take the cake. safe to say we all have a crush on red rocks.

Oh also, Fun Fact: Red Rocks played host to U2's first ever live DVD


NOTE: Right before this this aftershow performance, Jon Foreman said that the band has done a sound check demo of the new song, "Thrive."

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Awesome! Thanks for the dedication, Job. I'm psyched, it's been a great week for the SF songs :)