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“LIVE IN SAN DIEGO” DVD IN-STORES NOW
The Beautiful Letdown is Switchfoot’s debut release for Columbia/Red Ink and is the bands fastest selling record to date passing the 1,000,000 mark and being certified platinum by the RIAA in May. The album is currently #44 on the Billboard Top 200 Album chart after over a year of being released. The second single & video from The Beautiful Letdown is “Dare You To Move” and climbs to #13 on Billboard’s Modern Rock chart. The video can currently be seen on Fuse and MTV2.
Switchfoot also have a brand
new DVD in-stores titled Live in San Diego.
Switchfoot has experienced astonishing success both on radio and within other media this past year. The band has toured the country four times to sold-out crowds since early 2003, were featured in Rolling Stone, USA Today and have performed on NBC’s The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, Last Call With Carson Daly, CBS’s The Late Late Show with Craig Kilborn, ABC’s Jimmy Kimmel Live and Fox’s On Air with Ryan Seacrest shows. The Beautiful Letdown was also awarded with the 2003 San Diego Music Award for Album of the Year and Best Pop Album of The Year. Switchfoot first received critical acclaim for the debut release The Legend of Chin, which was recognized with an ASCAP award for Best New Artist at the 1997 San Diego Music Awards. Jon Foreman, frontman and guitarist for the group, was awarded the “Les Paul Horizon Award” at the annual Orville H. Gibson Guitar Awards in 2001.
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