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Where The Light Shines Through - Switchfoot’s new album

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The albums of Switchfoot have never been far from my cd player/iTunes playlists since I discovered them back in the early 2000s. Though their songs (written for the most part by lead singer Jon Foreman) are uplifting and often upbeat musically, lyrically they fequently deal with the battle between darkness and light within each of us, e.g. “Ammunition”, “The Shadow Proves The Sunshine”, “Thrive”, “The Blues” and as shown here in “Dare You To Move”:
"Welcome to the fallout,
Welcome to resistance,
The tension is here,
The tension is here,
Between who you are and who you could be,
Between how it is and how it should be,

I dare you to move
Dare you to move
Dare you to lift yourself up off the floor…"

Their new album (their 10th), is now available for pre-order, and to mark this Jon Foreman has written the following which I think not only sums up what this band are about, but also sums up where so many people are at in their lives, including me, dealing with the day to day challenge of…

Sunset over Speke.

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Sponsored Cycle for the British Legion

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100 miles on Sat. First full baggage training ride for my Berlin to the Normandy Beaches 950 mile, 9 day sponsored ride at the end of the month for the British Legion.
Donations can be made here: www.justgiving.com/James-Hayes29