Inspired by films including "Rattle and Hum'' and "Endless Summer," Fading West follows Grammy-winning alternative-rock band Switchfoot as they travel the globe in search of new musical inspiration and perfect waves. Filmed during Switchfoot's 2012 World Tour, Fading West charts the creation of the fivesome's upcoming album in its earliest and most unpredictable stages. As the band visits legendary surf breaks in Australia, New Zealand, Africa, and Bali, brothers Jon and Tim Foreman breathe fresh life into their songs by harnessing the spirit of their surroundings and mining new emotional depths. Part rock documentary, surf film, and travelogue, Fading West offers rare glimpses of the longtime surfers on their boards, captures the frenetic energy of their live shows, and portrays a journey both epic and intimate.
Did You Know?
There is a clip in the film which shows Switchfoot's lead singer Jon Foreman playing his guitar for a crowd of people outside a concert venue. The song he plays is called 'Your Love is Strong,' and is from his 2008 solo EP called 'Spring.' See more
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