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Switchfoot Announces Canadian Tour
December 09 2009

<strong>Switchfoot Announces Canadian Tour</strong> New Album “Hello Hurricane” In Stores Now Featuring New Single “Mess Of Me” Atlantic Records/ Warner Music Canada are pleased to announce that San Diego-based, multi-platinum rock band Switchfoot will kick of 2010 with an 8 date Canadian tour beginning January 13th in Vancouver. Their recently released album, hello hurricane, is their seventh full-length album, and their first album on Atlantic Records. Hello Hurricane was recorded by the band and produced by renowned hip hop bassist and producer Mike Elizondo (Dr. Dre, Eminem, 50 Cent, Pink, Maroon 5 and Fiona Apple). “I first met mike through Sean Watkins (of Nickel Creek) and we had a jam session together in LA,” remembers Jon Foreman, Switchfoot’s lead singer and songwriter. “We felt like old friends right away.” The result is Hello Hurricane, which follows the band’s 2006 studio album Oh! Gravity and last year’s era-ending Columbia Records compilation, the best yet. The band tracked more than 80 songs at their self-built home studios and selected the very best of them for Hello Hurricane, including the lead single “Mess of Me.” The Canadian Tour Will Include The Following Dates: January 13 Vancouver Commodore Ballroom January 15 Edmonton The Starlite Room January 16 Calgary Macewan Ballroom January 17 Saskatoon Louis’ Pub January 18 Winnipeg The Garrick Centre January 21 Kitchener Elements Night Club January 22 Toronto The Phoenix January 23 Montreal Studio Jpr Switchfoot Is Jon Foreman (Vocals, Guitar), Tim Foreman (Bass), Chad Butler (Drums), Jerome Fontamillas (Keys, Guitar), And Drew Shirley (Guitar). -30- For More Information, Please Contact: Joanna Dine, Warner Music Canada (416)-758-1098