Switchfoot - interrobang
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Based on 2 reviews
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Based on 16 ratings
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August 20, 2021 / Release Date
LP / Format
Fantasy / Label
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If you happened to grow up in Christian circles and love music, a new Switchfoot release was nearly as significant to the culture as the second coming of Christ. Even today I feel as giddy as a kid on Christmas morning when a new record from Jon and the boys hits the shelves.

However, in 2019 that excitement was met with disappointment as Native Tongue was the sound of a band running dry. Although their later career has had its ups and downs, Native Tongue was influenced by the worst trends of ... read more
Switchfoot - interrobang

Genre: Pop Rock
Country: US

Final Verdict: 59% (Pleasant Album)
Yearly Ranking: 387th / 638

Highlight: The Hard Way

Made me think of:
Manic Street Preachers
Switchfoot is back with another quality album that fits in nicely with the rest of their discography, but I would like to know the meaning of the title. While I love this album as a whole, the two standouts for me are “the bones of us” (a beautiful scaled back track about confronting your past selves and what life caused you to let go, figuring out what you want and for what you want to fight) and “wolves” (a different sounding track for Switchfoot that highlights the ... read more
In summary, I am so surprised to be a bit disappointed by this album. I actually quite disliked it on first listen. It’s grown to be… pretty ok after 5 or so.

I love Switchfoot and Jon Foreman in particular. They have all the hallmarks of a great rock band: talent across the board, energy, creativity in their arrangements, loads of dynamics. And Jon Foreman is just about my favorite lyricist: so insightful, incisive, witty, and always seems to make me think.

And speaking from and ... read more
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Track List

  1. beloved
  2. lost ‘cause
  3. fluorescent
  4. if i were you
  5. the bones of us
  6. splinter
  7. i need you (to be wrong)
  8. the hard way
  9. wolves
  10. backwards in time
  11. electricity
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Added on: June 18, 2021