Summer (Jon Foreman EP)

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Summer
EP by Jon Foreman
Released June 10, 2008
Recorded 2007/2008
Genre Acoustic
Length 23:03[1]
Label lowercase people, Credential
Producer Charlie Peacock, Jon Foreman
Jon Foreman chronology
Spring
(2008)
Summer
(2008)
Limbs and Branches
(2008)
Alternative covers
The Spring & Summer Compilation Cover
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
AbsolutePunk.net 87% [2]
The Album Project 5/5 stars [3]
AllMusic 4/5 stars [4]
Christianity Today 4/5 stars [5]
Jesus Freak Hideout 4/5 stars [1]

Summer is the fourth and final installment in a comprehensive 4-EP acoustic collection released by Jon Foreman, the lead singer/songwriter of the San Diego rock band Switchfoot.

The EP was released on Tuesday, June 10, 2008 to iTunes and other online outlets. In an April 14, 2008 MySpace blog entry, Foreman announced the track listing for Summer.

Originally, the EP was scheduled for release on June 10, but was changed to May 27.[6] Eventually, however, the digital EP was moved back to its original release date of June 10. The digital EP peaked at No. 9 on the overall iTunes albums chart, and No. 2 on the Rock albums chart. It debuted and peaked on the Billboard 200 at No. 162. The Spring and Summer Combo pack was released on June 24 to regular outlets.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "A Mirror Is Harder to Hold" – 3:15
  2. "Resurrect Me" – 4:05
  3. "Deep in Your Eyes (There Is a River)" – 3:03 (featuring Sarah Masen)
  4. "Instead of a Show" – 4:03
  5. "The House of God, Forever" – 4:44 (featuring Sarah Masen)
  6. "Again" – 3:54

Sound[edit]

Summer, like Spring, is a departure from the somber tones of Fall or Winter. "Resurrect Me" is the biggest anomaly to the Foreman EP sound, featuring upbeat drum patterns, some electric guitar accompaniment, and even doubletracked vocals.[original research?]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b DiBiase, John (May 25, 2008). "Jon Foreman, "Summer EP" Review". Jesus Freak Hideout. Retrieved August 12, 2013. 
  2. ^ "Jon Foreman - Summer - Album Review". AbsolutePunk.net. Retrieved August 12, 2013. 
  3. ^ "Full Review Jon Foreman Summer EP". TheAlbumProject.net. [dead link]
  4. ^ Johnson, Jared. "Spring and Summer - Jon Foreman". AllMusic. Retrieved August 12, 2013. 
  5. ^ Breimeier, Russ (June 1, 2008). "link". Christianity Today. Crosswalk.com. Retrieved August 12, 2013. 
  6. ^ "Blog Archive". May 15, 2008. Retrieved May 17, 2008. [dead link]