All that ties in to how this record came to be in addition to the flow of it. “Let It Happen” questions the meaning of life and the struggles we face recognizing that much of it is beyond our control.

A few sets will remain within as their ripple effects set the course for a brand-new start. In addition, with a new year often comes a fresh perspective – in search of a new swell. Alternative rock band Switchfoot has garnered legions of fans that stretch beyond the Christian music genre over the course of their career spanning the past two decades. It’s a larger narrative than just a band on tour, it’s being part of a community or being a part of a story that is more than just yourself. 14 – Tulsa, Okla. @ Club Brady But look around and try subscribing to love as your “native tongue” and you will find the person next to you saying “Take My Fire” as you lock arms and cruise to shore.

The song was premiered on October 19, 2018, accompanied by music video. We’re excited to share with you the story behind his song “Wake Up Sleeper.”, Your email address will not be published. Right before the holidays I had the chance to speak with Foreman from his native land – the always inspiring, San Diego. 08 – Chicago, Ill. @ Park West And there I was, this kid who didn't fit in really anywhere thinking, “wow, music is a place where everyone belongs"... ← Older Post Your email address will not be published. Wonderful Feeling On that point, Switchfoot has always been proud representatives of San Diego.

I agree to recieve email updates, deals, and special content from Switchfoot. 41 in its opening week. TITLE TIME; 1 Let It Happen 4:41: 2 Native Tongue 4:38: 3 All I Need 3:08: 4 Voices 2:58: 5 Dig New Streams 3:45: 6 Joy Invincible 3:42: 7 Prodigal Soul 3:51: 8 The Hardest Art (feat. It’s amazing, it’s a really beautiful feeling. The music alone on Native Tongue, is such a wave to surf upon. We are continuously looking for swells coming from the Pacific and the rhythms to it – the high tide, the low tide and connecting with the weather. 31 – Salt Lake City, Utah @ The Depot, April @ Danforth Music Hall, March

This album is an attempt to remind myself and anyone that wants to listen – beneath the divisions, there’s a commonality that runs among us that is much stronger than any of the divisions that we have. In other words, trust your process and well, “Let it Happen”.

“Let It Happen” questions the meaning of life and the struggles we face recognizing that much of it is beyond our control.

One thing I’ve always noticed with Switchfoot is that you practice what you preach.

The bottom line is, there are more than two colors to paint with.

You spoke of your perspective on this record in the intro video, focusing on the bright light of love even in the hardest of times. Behind The Song: Switchfoot Shares The Heart Behind Their Song “Voices”, Behind The Song: Courtnie Ramirez Shares The Heart Behind Her Song “Who We Are”, Behind The Song: Joel Vaughn Shares The Heart Behind His Song “Already Done”, Behind The Song: Jordan St. Cyr’s Shares The Heart Behind His Song “Fires”, Behind The Song: Austin French Shares The Story Behind His Song “Wake Up Sleeper”, Selah Releases 16th Album Step Into My Story, Building 429 Releasing Christmas EP, Hope Is Here, November 20, Enter To Win A Signed Copy Of Austin French’s Book “Jesus Can”, for KING and COUNTRY Release “A Drummer Boy Christmas”.

20 – Philadelphia, Pa. @ The Fillmore Louder than the darkness and the doubts, eh

The album did, however, reach No. How did you arrive at that moment? Here are the songs where they first showed up. The Grammy-winning band will be hitting the road in 2019 for their Native Tongue tour. Michael Stipe hadn't finished the lyrics when R.E.M. Bowie's "activist" days of 1964 led to Ziggy Stardust.

12. 16 – Houston, Texas @ House of Blues Back before the pendulum had swung to the shadows, I want the world to sing in her native tongue

My Lord, we forgot our sound

We don’t want to just go out and play songs, we strive to have each tour impact the world in a positive way.

We’re excited to share with you the story behind her song “Who We Are.”, This week’s featured song story comes to us from Joel Vaughn. Everything I see on social media or on the news spotlights voices that are shouting.

Oxygen All of us share so much in common that beneath these layers we have this common language that was given to us by our parents, our step parents, our foster parents, our adopted parents.However imperfect they might have been they spent hours with us, loving us into being and we share a common tongue much deeper than fear, much deeper than doubt. 04. I pray that this album does indeed remind us that love is our native tongue. It’s important to remember that through it all, we are not alone and it will get better. 28 – Toronto, Ont.

22 – Montclair, N.J. @ Wellmont Theater Ian Anderson wrote "Aqualung" after looking at pictures of homeless men that his wife took. Like in surfing, you must keep paddling. In the wind, in the tongues of the flame The above – are strung-together lyrics from the first three songs Switchfoot released off their upcoming record, Native Tongue, out January 18th. The Strength To Let Go We rise and fall together. These themes carry through with the band’s latest release, Native Tongue. We’re excited to share with you the story behind their brand new song “Native Tongue”, “As I hold my infant son in the middle of the night and I’m reminded that there is a language much deeper than fear. Sing to me, baby, in your native tongue Sing the words of the wise and the young Show me the place where your words come from Love's the language, love’s your native tongue Feel your heartbeat bang the drum Open up your eyes and fill your lungs The same word from where the stars were flung Love's the language, love's your native tongue.

We’re excited to share with you the story behind their song “Voices.” “So when I was a kid, as a surfer we would hang out, This week’s featured song story comes to us from Courtnie Ramirez. @ The Fillmore Silver Spring We all have different things that weigh us down and try to steal our joy. 15 – Knoxville, Tenn. @ The Mill & Mine In fact, “This life feels hollowed and mostly borrowed” is the first thing you here frontman, Jon Foreman say in the ripping opening track, “Let it Happen”. GET THE SONGS AND STORIES FIRST! @ Egyptian Room at Old National Centre And the music store was this holy place where everyone was invited. Voices Even when they tried to drown you out, eh 15 – Dallas, Texas @ House of Blues Share this Song. I’ve heard this expression where philosophers create this incredible palace of philosophy but then they live in the shack next door, it’s easier said then done. If we had a moment where we asked, “Can we fit a guitar solo in here?” The answer would always be, “Yes, we can, let’s do it.” It was a thrilling part of the process. That typically enables the purest art. Native Tongue Switchfoot Alternative 2019; Listen on Apple Music. The same word from where the stars are flung Scroll down to listen and read the full lyrics of the song. To sing it like when we were young

27 – Minneapolis, Minn. @ State Theatre I do find that singing a song about hope is easier than living it out, yet, for us as a band, if we are going to sing a song about hope, it’s imperative we live it out. 19 – San Antonio, Texas @ Aztec Theatre Native Tongue Grammy Award-winning rock band Switchfoot will be releasing their new album Native Tongue on Jan. 16 and in an interview with The Christian Post frontman John Foreman details how the band has managed to keep their music Christ-centered without conforming to cultural Christianity. 04 – Phoenix, Ariz. @ The Van Buren The outro on “Let It Happen” or “Take My Fire” for example, the music is very emotional. Joy Invincible When the whole band joins him in shouting that mantra, it’s oddly comforting. If you haven’t kept up with Switchfoot since their early-2000s heyday, “Native Tongue” may come as a surprise.

Why we do what we do is often more important than what we do. 29 – Kansas City, Mo. View our privacy policy.

Title track, “Native Tongue”, beckons listeners to return to the basis of our faith and the purpose for which we were created; living out the love of Christ in our words, actions and all aspects of our life. Required fields are marked *. It was the exact same theme where the engine that we were driven with was joy. I believe your location has everything to do with what you create. Sign Up. Surprise exits, a catfight and some very memorable performances make our list of the most memorable Idol moments. The post-modern notion that you can work from anywhere and all you need is the internet to do your job is a complete false notion. 06 – Indianapolis, Ind. It resonated deeply with me, especially when you mention how your point of view changes when holding your child. Native Tongue is the first Switchfoot album since 2000's Learning to Breathe to not crack the Top 20 in the Billboard 200 albums chart.

The Hardest Art (feat. When he came up with one of his gnarliest songs, there was a riot going on. All Rights Reserved. Just to be home in San Diego during this season has been incredible. The track, debuting exclusively at Paste today, comes after the band announced in 2017 that they would be taking a hiatus “for the foreseeable future.” It seems that the band just can’t stay away from the music, as the hiatus was over in less than a year. Follow on twitter @JeffGorra | 23 – Huntington, N.Y. @ The Paramount The result is – “We’re Gonna be alright”. View our Privacy Policy, Terms of Service, and Return Policy. "White "Christmas" was so popular that Bing had to re-record the song five years after the original 1942 recording because the original masters had been worn out from all the pressings. 01- Cleveland, Ohio @ House of Blues We will never share your info, and you can unsubscribe at any time. The Story of Native Tongue "Love is our NATIVE TONGUE" After 10 albums, multiple hit singles, millions of records sold, a GRAMMY Award and 20 years of touring, in late 2017, SWITCHFOOT put the brakes on. "Native Tongue" is the first single from Switchfoot's 11th studio album "Native Tongue". These songs come from here in such a natural way. It was released on January 18, 2019, through Fantasy Records. Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.

We’re excited to share with you the story behind his song “Fires.”, This week’s featured song story comes to us from Austin French. “Prodigal Soul” depicts the story of someone who has strayed from their belief and made poor decisions only to realize that true peace, forgiveness and hope is found when you come to the Heavenly Father Who waits with open arms. 18 – Austin, Texas @ Stubb’s Waller Creek Amphitheater My lips, my lungs, my native tongue, Sing it to me, whisper into my ear