Jealous Haters Since 1998!
Home | News | Reviews | Day In Rock | RockNewsWire | Singled Out | Tour Dates/Tix | Feeds
 

Switchfoot Frontman Releasing Seasonal Solo EPs

11/20/07
.
(PR) Jon Foreman, the frontman for the multi-platinum band, Switchfoot is returning to his indie-scene roots by releasing four solo EPs over the coming months. These EPs, individually titled Fall, Winter, Spring, and Summer, evoke vivid images of each season, making the collection a likely soundtrack to the year ahead. All four EPs will be released prior to the upcoming Switchfoot release in late 2008.

"Because of the autobiographical nature of these songs, they became a self portrait that was far too personal for a band to release," says Foreman. "Tim, Chad and the rest of the band have been pushing me to get these types of songs out there for years. So I decided to let them go."

According to Foreman the songwriting and production of these EPs were creatively intertwined. "Most of these songs were written and recorded the same night," said Foreman. "I would sing and play my guitar late at night until I got a take that captured what the song meant to me. From there I would add instruments to the vocal to see what would be appropriate. It was a very therapeutic, lonely, cleansing process."

The Fall EP stirs up just this sort of sentiment its stripped-down arrangements put Jon's earnest voice and raw lyrics at the forefront of this personal set of songs. 

The frequent solo sets Jon has recently been performing in many ways inspired these solo EPs. "For the past few tours we've done as a band, I've made a habit of playing a set after the show. Many of these 'after shows' have been incredible experiences, a chance for spontaneous acoustic music that is completely juxtaposed to the rock band environment: no booking agent, no light show, no amps or guitar techs just Dylan covers, some sing-a-longs, and honest stories," said Foreman. "These projects are an attempt to create a musical conversation that mirrors that experience." 

Here is a brief timeline of the upcoming EP releases

November 27, 2007: The Fall EP will be available at all of the digital music stores and at www.jonforeman.com

January 15, 2008: The Winter EP will be available at all of the digital music stores and at www.jonforeman.com

January 15, 2008: A two disc collection featuring both the Fall and Winter EPs will be available at all physical music retailers and at www.jonforeman.com

Note: Spring and Summer EPs will be release within the first half of 2008 (exact street release dates TBD)

These EPs will be the debut releases from Switchfoot's indie imprint, lowercase people records, in conjunction with EMI Music's Credential Recordings. All four EPs were produced by Jon Foreman with Grammy-nominated, Charlie Peacock serving as the executive producer.

AddThis Feed Button

Most Recent Stories

.

tell a friend about this article

know of a news item we should cover?

antiMUSIC News featured on RockNews.info and Yahoo News

.



.
News Reports
.
Day in Rock:
Megadeth Frontman's Missing Mother-In-Law Found Dead- Kid Rock Mixing Aerosmith With Country On New Album- AC/DC's Phil Rudd Plays Air-Drums While In Court- more

Day in Pop One Direction Make History With Four- Lorde Was Taylor Swift's Manager For A Night- U2's Bono Sorry About Apology For iTunes Invasion- Wu-Tang Clan- more

B-Sides: Nickelback Poke More Fun At Themselves Than Net Haters- Nikki Sixx Calls On Musicians To Stand Up For Themselves- Soundgarden Release Storm Video- more

 Subscribe To Day in Rock

.
 
Reviews
.

Record Store Day: Joe Satriani and Dave Matthews Band

Winterfylleth - The Divination of Antiquity

The Defining Reissue of 2014: Smashing Pumpkins Adore Deluxe Reissue

Sanctuary - The Year The Sun Died

Rock Reads: Southbound: An Illustrated History of Southern Rock

Necrodeath - The 7 Deadly Sins

Root 66: Shelly Waters - Drive

Saga - Sagacity

Get To Know... Stone Foxes

Arcade Messiah

Heart & Friends - Home for the Holidays

...And You Will Know Us by the Trail of Dead - IX

Queen - Forever

Stevie Ray Vaughan and Double Trouble - The Complete Epic Recordings Collection

Timeworn - Luminescent Wake

Hot In The City: Neal Smith- Steve Hunter

Exodus - Blood In, Blood Out

Scott Ian - Swearing Words in Glasgow


.
.
.

Search for Tickets

Or Browse For Tickets

.
.
Today's Rock News
.

Megadeth Frontman's Missing Mother-In-Law Found Dead

Kid Rock Mixing Aerosmith With Country On New Album

AC/DC's Phil Rudd Plays Air-Drums While In Court

Scott Stapp's Wife Cited Drugs And Suicide Attempt In Divorce

David Bowie Previews Nothing Has Changed

Ginger Wildheart Releases Duet With Courtney Love

Pink Floyd Help Resurrect Vinyl

Tom Petty Looks Back At The Traveling Wilburys

Jimmy Page Proud of Performing Led Zeppelin Classic At Olympics

KISS Appear At Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade

Intervals and Singer Mike Semesky Part Ways

Adrian Belew Releases 36-Years-In-The-Making Flux Project

Thunder Reveal New Album Details

Entombed Reveal Reissue Plans

Crisis Fueled Lacuna Coil's Nothing Stands In Our Way

Rob Reed Releases Willow's Song Video

Ian Anderson, Pineapple Thief and Messenger Added To Ramblin' Man

The Pop Group Release First New Song in 35 Years

A Day To Remember's McKinnon Producing Neck Deep Album

Red House Glory Unleash Living A Lie


Subscribe to Day in Rock Report by Email

.
.
Today's Pop News
.

One Direction Make History With Four

Lorde Was Taylor Swift's Manager For A Night

U2's Bono Sorry About Apology For iTunes Invasion

Wu-Tang Clan Give Letterman Viewers Ruckus in B Minor

Diplo and Mad Decent Deliver Christmas Mixtape

Lady Gaga and Tony Bennett Team For H&M Magical Holidays

Jake Owen Bucks The Trend, Has No Issue With Spotify

Katy Perry Teams With Covergirl For Holiday Campaign

.
.
Latest B-Sides News
.


Nickelback Poke More Fun At Themselves Than Net Haters

Nikki Sixx Calls On Musicians To Stand Up For Themselves

Soundgarden Release Storm Video

At The Gates Animated For Heroes And Tombs Video

Mogwai Release Teenage Exorcists Video

Status Quo Release Unplugged Matchstick Men Video

Thunder Release Wonder Days Video

Rev Peyton's Big Damn Band Stream New Song, Announce Album

Eli Cook Releases Baby Please Don't Go Video

Def Leppard Had 'Out Of Body Experience' At Download

More News

.
 
anti Worthy Links
.
AudioNationRadio.com The Screen Door A Journal of Musical Things Lloyd Zeffler blog Demolish Mag Nightwatcher's House of Rock CJ Chilvers Deja Voodoo The 1st Five thecopycat.biz Hard Rock Memorabilia Day in Rock @twitter

.
  .
.

Click Here to Buy T-Shirts!
Click Here to Buy T-Shirts!



 

Tell a Friend about this page - Contact Us - Privacy - antiMusic Email - Why we are antiMusic

Copyright© 1998 - 2014 Iconoclast Entertainment Group All rights reserved. antiMusic works on a free link policy for reprinting of our original articles, click here for details. Please click here for legal restrictions and terms of use applicable to this site. Use of this site signifies your agreement to the terms of use.