Switchfoot have announced via newsletter that their former label, Columbia Records, will be releasing a Greatest Hits album of the band's music on Tuesday, November 4.
The compilation, titled "The Best Yet", will feature songs from the band's entire catalog and will document 12 years of band history.
In addition to the standard CD, they will be releasing a Deluxe Edition which will feature 14 music videos and band commentary.
Track-listing for CD:
01. Dare You To Move 02. Meant To Live 03. Stars 04. Oh! Gravity 05. This Is Home (unreleased, full-band version) 06. Learning to Breathe 07. Awakening 08. This Is Your Life 09. On Fire 10. Only Hope 11. Dirty Second Hands 12. Love Is the Movement 13. Company Car 14. Lonely Nation 15. The Shadow Proves The Sunshine 16. Concrete Girl 17. Twenty-Four 18. The Beautiful Letdown
Track-listing for DVD:
01. Dare You To Move 02. Meant To Live 03. Stars 04. Oh! Gravity 05. Awakening 06. We Are One Tonight 07. The Blues 08. Chem 6A 09. Company Car 10. New Way To Be Human 11. You Already Take Me There 12. Happy Is A Yuppie Word 13. Meant To Live (original) 14. Dare You To Move (alternate)
In other Switchfoot news, the band will be embarking on a short tour with 3 Doors Down this December in the Southeast and Mid-Atlantic U.S.
The dates are:
12/04 - Orange Beach, AL - The Amphitheater at the Wharf 12/06 - Biloxi, MS - The Hard Rock Hotel 12/09 - Pikesville, KY - Eastern KY Expo Center 12/12 - Charlotte, NC - Cricket Arena 12/13 - Hampton, VA - Hampton Coliseum 12/17 - Greensboro, NC - Greensboro Coliseum 12/18 - Fairfax, VA - Patriot Center 12/20 - Duluth, GA - Gwinnet Arena
Switchfoot are currently working on a new record to be released in Spring of 2009. It will be their first since leaving Columbia Records and Sony BMG to pursue their career independently.
Report by David Lowe-Bianco.