LOS ANGELES, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 08/19/13 -- Grammy-award winning rock band Switchfoot will release a 3-song digital EP titled Fading West EP on September 17 on Atlantic Records/Word. The EP will feature tracks from the upcoming full-length album, Fading West, set for release on January 14th, including "Who We Are," "Love Alone Is Worth the Fight," and "Ba55." A special physical edition of the EP will be available only on Switchfoot's fall tour and will feature "Fading West," a bonus track that will not be included on the full album.
Switchfoot's 43-city fall tour will begin September 20th in St. Louis, MO and fans will have the unique opportunity to screen the band's new feature film, Fading West, which will serve as the opening act of the show. Part rock documentary, part surf film, and part travelogue, Fading West offers rare glimpses of the longtime surfers on their boards and in the waves, captures the frenetic energy of their live shows, and in the end portrays a journey both epic and intimate.
Fading West Official Trailer: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iJ1ynQ46984
As they enter their 17th year as a band, Switchfoot have sold 5.5 million copies worldwide of their eight studio albums (including their 2003 double-platinum breakthrough The Beautiful Letdown and 2009's Grammy Award-winning Hello Hurricane), racked up a string of Alternative radio hit singles ("Meant to Live," "Dare You To Move," "Mess of Me," "The Sound (John M. Perkins' Blues)," "Dark Horses," and "Afterlife"), performed sold-out world tours (visiting five continents in the past year alone), raised hundreds of thousands of dollars to aid homeless kids in their community through their own Bro-Am Foundation, and earned themselves a global fan base devoted to Switchfoot's emotionally intelligent and uplifting brand of alternative rock. www.switchfoot.com
SWITCHFOOT FADING WEST TOUR
Sep 20 St. Louis, MO Missouri Baptist UniversitySep 21 Kansas City, MO Midland TheaterSep 22 Minneapolis, MN Northwestern CollegeSep 23 Minot, ND Minot State UniversitySep 25 Chicago, IL Copernicus TheatreSep 26 Des Moines, IA Hoyt ShermanSep 27 Mt. Olive, NC Mt. Olive CollegeSep 28 Grand Rapids, MI Calvin CollegeOct 1 Nashville, TN Franklin Theatre - SOLD OUTOct 2 Ft. Wayne, IN Indiana University of Ft. WayneOct 3 Cincinnati, OH The UndergroundOct 4 Detroit, MI Royal OakOct 5 York, PA Penn StateOct 6 Glenside, PA Keswick TheatreOct 8 Boston, MA Wilbur TheatreOct 9 New York, NY The Gramercy TheatreOct 10 New York, NY The Gramercy TheatreOct 16 Charlottesville, VA Paramount TheatreOct 17 Washington DC Sixth And I SynagogueOct 18 Elizabeth City, NC Mid Atlantic Christian UniversityOct 19 Elkins, WV Davis Elkins UniversityOct 20 Atlanta, GA Center StageOct 23 Vero Beach, FL Vero Beach PACOct 24 Jacksonville, FL Florida TheaterOct 26 Houston, TX Reliant ArenaOct 27 San Antonio, TX Trinity University - Laurie AuditoriumOct 28 Waco, TX Baylor UniversityOct 29 Lubbock, TX City Bank AuditoriumOct 31 Denver, CO Colorado Christian UniversityNov 1 Aspen, CO Belly UpNov 2 Albuquerque, NM Lobo TheaterNov 3 Phoenix, AZ Grand Canyon UniversityNov 5 San Diego, CA Balboa TheatreNov 6 Los Angeles, CA The FondaNov 7 Santa Cruz, CA Rio TheatreNov 8 Santa Barbara, CA The Luke TheaterNov 9 Chico, CA El Rey TheatreNov 13 Eugene, OR McDonald TheatreNov 15 Seattle, WA Moore TheatreNov 16 Newberg, OR George Fox UniversityNov 17 Yakima, WA Capitol TheaterNov 18 Missoula, MT University Theatre (UMT)Nov 23 Longview, TX Le Tourneau UniversityNov 24 Abilene, TX Abilene Christian University
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