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Genre: Rock

Members: Jon Foreman (vocals, guitar), Tim Foreman (bass, vocals), Jerome Fontamillas (guitar, keys, vocals), Drew Shirley (guitar), Chad Butler (drums)
Origin: San Diego, California

Years Active: 1996-present


Oh! Gravity (2006) buy
Nothing Is Sound (2005) buy
The Early Years: 1997-2000 (2004) buy
The Beautiful Letdown (2003) buy
Learning to Breathe (2000) buy
New Way to Be Human (1999) buy
The Legend of Chin (1997) buy

Switchfoot is a Grammy-nominated alternative rock band from San Diego, California, United States. They were founded in 1996 as "Chin Up", consisting of Jon and his brother Tim, along with Chad on the drums. After playing only a few shows, in 1997, the band was contacted by Charlie Peacock, and signed to his re:think Records, a division of Sparrow Records. Re: think would distribute their first three albums, The Legend of Chin, New Way to Be Human and Learning to Breathe.

Of the band's first three albums Learning to Breathe was the most successful. The album was certified gold by the RIAA, and received a Grammy nomination for Best Rock Gospel Album. In 2002, they had a large role in the music for the movie A Walk to Remember. Singer and actress Mandy Moore, who starred in the movie, sang their song "Only Hope" during a scene in the movie. The movie's sound track also featured a duet with Mandy Moore and Jon Foreman, and as many as four other songs of SF, in addition to Mandy Moore's cover of "Only Hope".

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Switchfoot - Oh! Gravity. Switchfoot - Nothing Is Sound Switchfoot - The Beautiful Letdown Switchfoot - Learning to Breathe Switchfoot - New Way to Be Human Switchfoot - The Legend of Chin



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