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Native Tongue

CD|Jan 2019
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FROM CHRISTIANBEAT.ORG GRAMMY award-winning rock band Switchfoot expands on their trademark epic soundscapes and explores new themes and textures on Native Tongue, the group's 11th full-length album set for release on Jan. 18th, 2019 via Fantasy Records. . Paste...


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FROM CHRISTIANBEAT.ORG
GRAMMY award-winning rock band Switchfoot expands on their trademark epic soundscapes and explores new themes and textures on Native Tongue, the group's 11th full-length album set for release on Jan. 18th, 2019 via Fantasy Records. .

Paste magazine debuted the Native Tongue album art and the YouTube Premiere of the dynamic music video for the title track written by Switchfoot front man Jon Foreman and bassist Tim Foreman with Brent Kutzle of One Republic. The lyrics are a poignant reminder, "Before we learn to hate. Love is our Native Tongue."

"These are polarizing times, where the loudest voice is often the voice of anger or fear. This album is an attempt to sing that hope into life. To bring a group of diverse songs under one common banner. Hatred is not your native language. Love is your Native Tongue," expressed Jon Foreman.

In the midst of an impressive career spanning more than 20 years, Native Tongue is an inspired work of insight and passion from a band that continues to find strength in our differences and hope in what binds us. The 14-song project, recorded primarily at Melody League Studios in the band's hometown of San Diego, Calif., includes a wide array of music from the hard-hitting anthemic title-track to more reflective songs such as "Prodigal Soul," "Joy Invincible," and "Voices," (co-written and produced with their friends in One Republic). The band interlace empathy and introspection, urging us to "use our lungs for love and not the shadows". Native Tongue also features a moving collaboration with Kaela Sinclair on "The Hardest Art".

PRODUCT DETAIL
  • Catalogue Code 531125
  • Product Code 0602577358487
  • EAN 0602577358487
  • Tracks 14
  • Department Music
  • Category Pop Rock
  • Sub-Category General
  • Publisher Spinefarm
  • Release Date Jan 2019
  • Sales Rank 6524
  • Dimensions 125 x 140 x 8mm
  • Weight 0.100kg
Features In Catalogues
Album Image for Native Tongue - DISC 1
1. Let It Happen
Native Tongue - DISC 1
  1. 1. Let It Happen
    Switchfoot
    0:59
  2. 2. Native Tongue
    Switchfoot
    0:59
  3. 3. All I Need
    Switchfoot
    0:59
  4. 4. Voices
    Switchfoot
    0:59
  5. 5. Dig New Streams
    Switchfoot
    0:59
  6. 6. Joy Invincible
    Switchfoot
    0:59
  7. 7. Prodigal Soul
    Switchfoot
    0:59
  8. 8. The Hardest Art
    Switchfoot
    0:59
  9. 9. Wonderful Feeling
    Switchfoot
    0:59
  10. 10. Take My Fire
    Switchfoot
    0:59
  11. 11. The Strength To Let Go
    Switchfoot
    0:59
  12. 12. Oxygen
    Switchfoot
    0:59
  13. 13. We're Gonna Be Alright
    Switchfoot
    0:59
  14. 14. You're The One I Want
    Switchfoot
    0:59

Switchfoot

Howdy, my name is Jon. I play guitar and sing in a San Diego band called Switchfoot. We started out as a three piece: Tim (my brother) playing the bass, Chad, (my college buddy) playing the drums, and myself writing the tunes. Our first record came out the week after my brother graduated from high school. We called it: The Legend of Chin, naming it after my best friend. Willis. We traveled around that summer and went back to school in the fall. A few years later we put out a record called New Way to be Human and I dropped out of college. We decided to really give music a go and started touring a bit more seriously.

After that, we put out a record called Learning to Breathe. My friend Jerome called and told me he had just quit his day job. Our band had been playing shows with Jerome's old band for years so we joined forces with Jerome and now he plays the keyboards and guitars with us every night. We made a record called The Beautiful Letdown a few years later. Then our friend Drew's band broke up. He plays the guitar in our band now. Then we made a record called Nothing is Sound and decided a five piece was enough to accomplish what we wanted to do live. So we decided not to enlist any more of our friends for help on stage.

And now, a few tips on making your own band's t-shirts in between gigs: hotel hairdryers help the fabric paint dry faster, three ring binders and a razor blade are all you need for a stencil, sponges work best for applying the ink. I think we like doing things ourselves because no one cares about the music more than we do. We've stuffed our own CD cases. We've done the sixteen-hour drives. I feel that we've paid our dues on the road as much as anyone. But still, we never really fit in with the "cooler than thou" hipsters. I suppose it's a matter of course: we've always wanted to make music for everyone, not just for the scene. We've tried our best to live out the idea that it's better to be honest than momentarily cool.

And so this past summer when we set out to record a new record, we tried to put all pressures and expectations aside and focus on the music. We wanted to make a record that was honest. A record that didn't trip on itself. A record that represented everything that we first fell in love with about music. We tried to forget about theory and pitch and timing and focus on feeling. As a result, I think that Oh! Gravity is the most honest thing we've ever done. I am so proud of these tunes and hope that they resonate with you like they do for us.

In closing, I am so grateful for the gifts that I've been given. Near the top of the list would be the camaraderie that we have with each other on the road. Besides the fact that my brother's in the band, it really does feel a family out there on tour. I know it's not the cocky rock-and-roll thing to say, but I am so proud to be making music with these guys every night. I feel so privileged to be able to play these songs with them. I love screaming these songs out with them. And I have a deep respect for everyone who comes every night. We have always tried to break down the wall between the stage and the audience. I feel like I've done my job if we leave the stage while everyone in the club is still singing. Communication has always been the goal. You see, I want to sing a song that will continue long after we're gone.

So thanks for reading. Thanks for singing along. Thanks for making these songs your own.

- Jon Foreman

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