Switchfoot discography

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Switchfoot discography

Singer Jon Foreman and drummer Chad Butler in 2005
Releases
Studio albums 9
Live albums 2
Compilation albums 3
EPs 10
Singles 28
B-sides 17
Music videos 23

The discography of American alternative rock band Switchfoot consists of nine studio albums, two live albums, three compilation albums, five video albums, seven extended plays, twenty-six singles, two promotional singles and twenty-three music videos. The band, originally called Chin Up, consists of singer/guitarist and primary songwriter Jon Foreman, bassist Tim Foreman, drummer Chad Butler, lead guitarist Drew Shirley and synthesizer/keyboardist/guitarist Jerome Fontamillas.

Albums[edit]

Studio albums[edit]

List of studio albums, with selected chart positions and certifications
Title Album details Peak chart positions Certifications
US
[1]
US
Alt.

[2]
US
Christ.

[3]
US
Heat.

[4]
US
Rock

[5]
AUS
[6]
CAN
[7]
JPN
[8]
NZ
[9]
UK
[10]
The Legend of Chin
New Way to Be Human
  • Released: March 11, 1999
  • Label: Re:Think, Sparrow
  • Formats: CD, digital download
21 31
Learning to Breathe
  • Released: September 26, 2000 (US)[12]
  • Label: Re:Think, Sparrow
  • Formats: CD, digital download
23 34
The Beautiful Letdown 16 1 45
Nothing Is Sound
  • Released: September 13, 2005 (US)[16]
  • Label: Columbia, Red Ink, Sony, Sparrow
  • Formats: CD, LP, digital download
3 1 25 20 73 31
Oh! Gravity.
  • Released: December 26, 2006 (US)[17]
  • Label: Columbia, Red Ink, Sony, Sparrow
  • Formats: CD, digital download
18 1 4 74
Hello Hurricane 13 3 2 4 13
Vice Verses
  • Released: September 27, 2011 (US)[19]
  • Label: lowercase people, Atlantic
  • Formats: CD, LP, digital download
8 3 1 3 62 30 31 127
Fading West
  • Released: January 14, 2014 (US)[20]
  • Label: lowercase people, Atlantic
  • Formats: CD, LP, digital download
6 1 1 2 50 12 27
"—" denotes a recording that did not chart or was not released in that territory.

Live albums[edit]

List of live albums
Title Album details
Best of Bootlegs, Vol. 1
  • Released: March 31, 2008 (US)[21]
  • Label: lowercase people
  • Formats: CD, digital download
The Best Yet Live in Nashville
  • Released: 2009 (US)[22]
  • Label: lowercase people
  • Formats: CD, digital download

Compilation albums[edit]

List of compilation albums, with selected chart positions and certifications
Title Album details Peak chart positions Certifications
US
[1]
US
Christ.

[3]
The Early Years: 1997–2000
  • Released: November 2, 2004 (US)[23]
  • Label: Re:Think, Sparrow
  • Formats: CD box set
20
The Best Yet
  • Released: November 4, 2008 (US)[24]
  • Label: Columbia, Sony, Credential
  • Formats: CD, digital download
123 9
Playlist: The Very Best of Switchfoot
  • Released: May 21, 2013 (US)[25]
  • Label: Columbia, Legacy
  • Formats: CD
"—" denotes a recording that did not chart or was not released in that territory.

Video albums[edit]

List of video albums, with selected chart positions and certifications
Title Album details Certifications
Switchfootage
  • Released: 2003 (US)[26]
  • Label: Self-released
  • Formats: DVD
Live in San Diego
  • Released: March 23, 2004 (US)[27]
  • Label: Columbia, Sony
  • Formats: DVD
Switchfootage 2
  • Released: 2006 (US)[28]
  • Label: Columbia, Sony
  • Formats: DVD
Live at the Ventura Theatre
  • Released: 2007 (US)[29]
  • Label: lowercase people
  • Formats: DVD
The Best Yet: Live
  • Released: December 4, 2009 (US)[30]
  • Label: lowercase people
  • Formats: DVD

Extended plays[edit]

List of extended plays, with selected chart positions
Title Album details Peak chart positions
US
[1]
US
Alt.

[2]
US
Christ.

[3]
US
Dance

[31]
US
Digital

[32]
US
Rock

[5]
Live EP
  • Released: March 9, 2004 (US)[33]
  • Label: Columbia, Sony
  • Formats: Digital download
Oh! EP
  • Released: October 17, 2006 (US)[34]
  • Label: Self-released
  • Formats: CD,
Building a Hurricane
  • Released: 2009 (US)[35]
  • Label: lowercase people
  • Formats: CD,
iTunes Session
  • Released: August 31, 2010 (US)[36]
  • Label: lowercase people, Atlantic
  • Formats: Digital download
17
Eastern Hymns for Western Shores
  • Released: December 7, 2010 (US)[37]
  • Label: lowercase people
  • Formats: CD,
Vice Re-Verses
  • Released: April 21, 2012 (US)[38]
  • Label: lowercase people, Atlantic
  • Formats: CD, digital download
33 19
Backstage EP
  • Released: December 2012 (US)
  • Label: lowercase people
  • Formats: CD,
Fading West EP
  • Released: September 17, 2013 (US)[39]
  • Label: lowercase people, Atlantic
  • Formats: CD, digital download
Backstage EP#2
  • Released: November 25, 2013 (US)
  • Label: lowercase people
  • Formats: digital download
The Edge of the Earth
  • Released: September 9, 2014
  • Label: lowercase people, Atlantic
  • Formats: digital download
39 6 3 20 11
"—" denotes a recording that did not chart or was not released in that territory.

Singles[edit]

List of singles, with selected chart positions and certifications, showing year released and album name
Title Year Peak chart positions Certifications Album
US
[40]
US
Adult

[41]
US
Alt.

[42]
US
Christ.

[43]
US
Christ. Rock

[44]
US
Rock

[45]
AUS
[46]
CAN
[47]
NLD
[48]
UK
[49]
"Chem 6A"[50] 1997 The Legend of Chin
"New Way to Be Human"[51] 1999 New Way to Be Human
"You Already Take Me There"[52] 2000 Learning to Breathe
"Meant to Live" 2003 18 5 5 52 92 29 The Beautiful Letdown
"More Than Fine"[53]
"Gone" 27
"Dare You to Move" 2004 17 6 9 37 35 41 117
"This Is Your Life" 36 30 9
"Stars" 2005 68 15 16 25 43 Nothing Is Sound
"We Are One Tonight" 2006 29 11
"Dirty Second Hands"[54] Oh! Gravity.
"Oh! Gravity." [A] 36 26
"Awakening" 2007 16
"Head over Heels (In This Life)" 22
"Rebuild" Non-album single
"This Is Home" 2008 14 The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian soundtrack
"Another Christmas (Old Borego)" Non-album single
"Mess of Me" 2009 13 30 1 22 Hello Hurricane
"Always" 16
"The Sound (John M. Perkins' Blues)" 2010 7 1 15
"Your Love Is a Song" 27 18
"Bullet Soul" 40 13
"Dark Horses" 2011 [B] 5 1 17 Vice Verses
"Restless" 23
"Afterlife" 2012 19 28 1 33
"The Original" 39 1
"Where I Belong" 27
"Who We Are" 2013 16 13 28 Fading West
"Love Alone Is Worth the Fight" 6 13 21
"When We Come Alive" 2014 29 17
"—" denotes a recording that did not chart or was not released in that territory.

Other charted songs[edit]

List of songs, with selected chart positions, showing year released and album name
Title Year Peak chart positions Album
US
Christ.

[43]
"Ba55" 2013 25 Fading West EP
"The World You Want" 2014 49 Fading West
"Slipping Away" 48
"Let It Out" 39
"All or Nothing at All" 45

Music videos[edit]

Year Title Director(s) Album Source
1997 "Chem 6a" Stephen Lewis The Legend of Chin Watch
1999 "New Way to Be Human" Brandon Dickerson New Way to Be Human Watch
"Company Car" Scott Mortensen Watch
2000 "You Already Take Me There" Brandon Dickerson Learning to Breathe Watch
2003 "Meant to Live" (Live Version) Chad Butler The Beautiful Letdown Watch
"Meant to Live" Laurent Briet Watch
2004 "Meant to Live" (Spider-Man 2 Version) Watch
"Dare You to Move" Robert Hales Watch
"Dare You to Move" (Version 2) Marc Webb Watch
2005 "Stars" Scott Speer Nothing Is Sound Watch
"Stars" (Live Version) Watch
"Happy Is a Yuppie Word" Scott Speer Watch
2006 "We Are One Tonight" (Fan Montage Version) Watch
"We Are One Tonight" Jon Watts Watch
"The Blues" Andy Barron Watch
"Oh! Gravity." P.R. Brown Oh! Gravity. Watch
2007 "Awakening" Brandon Dickerson Watch
2008 "This Is Home" The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian Watch
"This Is Home" (Version 2) Erwin Brothers The Best Yet Watch
2009 "Mess of Me" (Live Version) Andy Barron Hello Hurricane Watch
"Mess of Me" (Official Version) Paul Kerby Watch
"The Sound (John M. Perkins' Blues)" (Live Version) Watch
2010 "Always" Chad Butler Watch
"The Sound (John M. Perkins' Blues)" (Official Version) Tom Aiello, Edd Flynn Watch
2011 "Dark Horses" Tom Aiello Vice Verses Watch
"Restless" Watch
2012 "Rise Above It"
2013 "The Original" Bryant Jansen Watch
"Who We Are" Fading West Watch
"Love Alone Is Worth the Fight" Watch
2014 "When We Come Alive" Derec Dunn Watch

Compilation appearances (Partial List)*[edit]

  • Features major appearances only
Year Album Song(s) Label(s)
1998 Happy Christmas "Evergreen" BEC Records
1999 Listen: Louder "Spirit" Sparrow Records
2002 A Walk to Remember Soundtrack "I Dare You to Move"
"Someday We'll Know" (Jon Foreman & Mandy Moore)
"Learning to Breathe"
"You"
"Only Hope"
Sparrow Records
2003 Mixdown "New way to Be Human (Remix) Forefront Records
2004 Full Circle (Charlie Peacock) "Insult Like the Truth" Sparrow Records
2004 Kevin & Bean's Christmastime in the 909 "Old Borego" KROQ 106.7
2005 Elektra: The Album "Sooner or Later (re-recorded)" Wind-up Records
2005 Happy Christmas Vol. 4 "Evergreen" Tooth & Nail Records
2006 Nickelodeon Kid's Choice, Vol. 2 "Stars" Viacom International
2006 Smash-Ups "Switchfoot "You Already Take Me There" vs. Grits "TN Bwoys"" Sparrow Records
2007 San Diego Fire Relief CD "Rebuild" Sounden Recordings
2008 Class of '08: Dare You to Move "Dare You to Move" Star Song Music
2008 The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian (soundtrack) "This Is Home" Disney Records
2009 Disney Box Office Hits "This Is Home" Disney Records
2009 So Much to Save "Dirty Second Hands" Dave Matthews Band/So Much to Save
2011 Hawaii Five-0: Original Songs from the Television Series "Out of Control" CBS

B-sides[edit]

Year A-side Song(s) Label(s)
2003 The Beautiful Letdown "Monday Comes Around"
"Meant to Live (Acoustic)"
"Dare You to Move (Alternative Radio Mix)"
Columbia/Red Ink/SonyBMG
2003 Meant to Live (Single) "Monday Comes Around"
"On Fire [Live]"
"The Beautiful Letdown [Live]"
Meant to Live [Multimedia Track]
Columbia/Red Ink/SonyBMG
2004 Dare You to Move (Single) "Monday Comes Around"
"Meant to Live (Live)"
"On Fire [Live]"
"Gone [Live]"
Columbia/Red Ink/SonyBMG
2005 Stars (Single) "Stars (Acoustic)"
"Dare You to Move (Acoustic)"
Columbia/SonyBMG
2005 Nothing Is Sound "Goodnight Punk"
"Old Borego"
"Stars (Acoustic)"
"Dare You to Move (Alternative Version)
"Daylight to Break"
Columbia/SonyBMG
2006 Oh! Gravity. (Single) "Oh! Gravity. Album Preview" Columbia/SonyBMG
2006 Oh! Gravity. "American Dream (acoustic)"
"Awakening (Rhapsody Original version)"
" Burn Out Bright (acoustic)"
"C'mon C'mon (acoustic)"
"C'mon C'mon (remix)"
"Dirty Second Hands (Live Bootleg From Tulsa, OK)"
"Revenge"
"The Shadow Proves The Sunshine (alternate version)"
Columbia/SonyBMG
2008 The Best Yet "We Are Bound" Columbia/Sony Music Entertainment
2009 Hello Hurricane "Stitches"
"Mess of Me (Acoustic Version)"
"Always (Alternate Acoustic Version)"
"Lucky Man" (The Verve Cover)
"The Sound (John M. Perkins' Blues) [Acoustic]
lowercase people records/Atlantic Records

Covers[edit]

Switchfoot/Jon Foreman have performed several covers live, and in studio. For official purposes, only published covers have been posted below.

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ "Oh! Gravity." did not enter the Billboard Hot 100, but peaked at number 11 on the Bubbling Under Hot 100 Singles chart.[55]
  2. ^ "Dark Horses" did not enter the Billboard Hot 100, but peaked at number 13 on the Bubbling Under Hot 100 Singles chart.[55]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Switchfoot – Chart History: Billboard 200". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved September 18, 2014. 
  2. ^ a b "Switchfoot – Chart History: Alternative Albums". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved September 18, 2014. 
  3. ^ a b c Peak chart positions for albums on the Christian Albums chart in the United States:
  4. ^ "Switchfoot – Awards". AllMusic. Rovi Corporation. Retrieved December 22, 2012. 
  5. ^ a b "Switchfoot – Chart History: Rock Albums". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved September 18, 2014. 
  6. ^ "Discography Switchfoot". australian-charts.com. Hung Medien. Retrieved December 22, 2012. 
  7. ^ Peak chart positions for albums in Canada:
  8. ^ "スウィッチフットのアルバム売り上げランキング". Oricon (in Japanese). Retrieved February 9, 2013. 
  9. ^ "Discography Switchfoot". charts.org.nz. Hung Medien. Retrieved December 22, 2012. 
  10. ^ Zywietz, Tobias. "Chart Log UK: New Entries Update – 8.10.2011 (Week 39)". zobbel.de. Tobias Zywietz. Retrieved December 22, 2012. 
  11. ^ Blodgett-Williams, Dacia A. "The Legend of Chin – Switchfoot". AllMusic. Rovi Corporation. Retrieved December 22, 2012. 
  12. ^ Huey, Steve. "Learning to Breathe – Switchfoot". AllMusic. Rovi Corporation. Retrieved July 23, 2013. 
  13. ^ Loftus, Johnny. "The Beautiful Letdown – Switchfoot". AllMusic. Rovi Corporation. Retrieved July 23, 2013. 
  14. ^ a b c d e f g "American certifications – Switchfoot". Recording Industry Association of America. Retrieved December 22, 2012. 
  15. ^ "Canadian certifications – Switchfoot". Music Canada. Retrieved December 22, 2012. 
  16. ^ Loftus, Johnny. "Nothing Is Sound – Switchfoot". AllMusic. Rovi Corporation. Retrieved July 23, 2013. 
  17. ^ Collar, Matt. "Oh! Gravity. – Switchfoot". AllMusic. Rovi Corporation. Retrieved July 23, 2013. 
  18. ^ Farias, Andree. "Hello Hurricane – Switchfoot". AllMusic. Rovi Corporation. Retrieved July 23, 2013. 
  19. ^ Collar, Matt. "Vice Verses – Switchfoot". AllMusic. Rovi Corporation. Retrieved July 23, 2013. 
  20. ^ "Fading West by Switchfoot". iTunes Store. Apple. Retrieved November 27, 2013. 
  21. ^ Best of Bootlegs, Vol. 1 (track listing). Switchfoot. lowercase people records. 2008. 
  22. ^ The Best Yet Live in Nashville (track listing). Switchfoot. lowercase people records. 2009. 
  23. ^ The Early Years: 1997–2000 (track listing). Switchfoot. Re:Think Records. 2004. RTD 74565. 
  24. ^ Johnson, Jared. "The Best Yet – Switchfoot". AllMusic. Rovi Corporation. Retrieved July 23, 2013. 
  25. ^ Monger, James Christopher. "Playlist: The Very Best of Switchfoot – Switchfoot". AllMusic. Rovi Corporation. Retrieved July 23, 2013. 
  26. ^ Switchfootage (track listing). Switchfoot. 2003. 
  27. ^ "Live in San Diego – Switchfoot". AllMusic. Rovi Corporation. Retrieved December 22, 2012. 
  28. ^ Switchfootage 2 (track listing). Switchfoot. Columbia Records. 2006. 
  29. ^ Live at the Ventura Theatre (track listing). Switchfoot. lowercase people records. 2007. 
  30. ^ The Best Yet: Live (track listing). Switchfoot. lowercase people records. 2009. 
  31. ^ "Switchfoot – Chart History: Dance/Electronic Albums". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved September 18, 2014. 
  32. ^ "Switchfoot – Chart History: Digital Albums". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved September 18, 2014. 
  33. ^ "Live – EP by Switchfoot". iTunes Store. Apple. Retrieved November 27, 2013. 
  34. ^ Oh! (track listing). Switchfoot. 2006. DPRO79712. 
  35. ^ Building a Hurricane (track listing). Switchfoot. lowercase people records. 2009. 
  36. ^ "iTunes Session – Switchfoot". AllMusic. Rovi Corporation. Retrieved December 22, 2012. 
  37. ^ Eastern Hymns for Western Shores (track listing). Switchfoot. lowercase people records. 2010. 
  38. ^ "Vice Re-Verses by Switchfoot". iTunes Store. Apple. Retrieved July 23, 2013. 
  39. ^ "Fading West EP Tracklisting Revealed". landofbrokenhearts.org. August 19, 2013. Retrieved August 19, 2013. 
  40. ^ "Switchfoot – Chart History: Hot 100". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved December 22, 2012. 
  41. ^ "Switchfoot – Chart History: Adult Pop Songs". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved December 22, 2012. 
  42. ^ "Switchfoot – Chart History: Alternative Songs". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved December 22, 2012. 
  43. ^ a b "Switchfoot – Chart History: Christian Songs". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved December 22, 2012. 
  44. ^ "Switchfoot – Chart History: Christian Rock". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved July 23, 2013. 
  45. ^ "Switchfoot – Chart History: Rock Songs". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved December 22, 2012. 
  46. ^ Peak chart positions for singles in Australia:
  47. ^ "Switchfoot – Chart History: Canadian Singles". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved November 27, 2013. 
  48. ^ "Discografie Switchfoot". dutchcharts.nl. Hung Medien. Retrieved December 22, 2012. 
  49. ^ Peak chart positions for singles in the United Kingdom:
  50. ^ "Chem 6a - Switchfoot". AllMusic. Rovi Corporation. Retrieved December 22, 2012. 
  51. ^ "New Way to Be Human – Switchfoot". AllMusic. Rovi Corporation. Retrieved December 22, 2012. 
  52. ^ "You Already Take Me There – Switchfoot". AllMusic. Rovi Corporation. Retrieved December 22, 2012. 
  53. ^ "More Than Fine – Switchfoot". AllMusic. Rovi Corporation. Retrieved December 22, 2012. 
  54. ^ "Dirty Second Hands – Single by Switchfoot". iTunes Store. Apple. Retrieved July 23, 2013. 
  55. ^ a b "Switchfoot – Chart History: Bubbling Under Hot 100". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved July 23, 2013. 

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