The Legend of Chin is the debut studio album by the American alternative rock band Switchfoot. It was released on June 17, 1997 under independent label re:think Records, which was distributed by Sparrow Records. The album is titled after Jon Foreman's high school best friend, Willis Chin, whose photos and birth date are printed on the album booklet
The actual goal of the album isn't quite clear, nor is there any indication whatsoever whether Chin is a real or fictional person. The pictures of an individual of Asian descent, presumably Chin, seem real enough. Neither liner notes nor the group's two main web sites offer any insight into the album's history or purpose
The Legend of Chin is the first album by the alternative rock band Switchfoot. The album is named after Willis Chin, a good friend of the members of Switchfoot. The album jacket of The Legend of Chin is covered with pictures of Willis.
The Legend of Chin is the debut studio album by the American alternative rock band Switchfoot. The album is titled after Jon Foreman’s high school best friend, Willis Chin, whose photos and birth date are printed on the album booklet. The Legend of Chin Q&A.
Features Song Lyrics for Switchfoot's The Legend Of Chin album. Life And Love And Why Aka 3/4 Chant - The Legend Of Chin Album Version Lyrics. 13. Don't Be There - The Legend Of Chin Album Version Lyrics. 14. Ode To Chin - The Legend Of Chin Album Version Lyrics. 15. You - The Legend Of Chin Album Version Lyrics. 16. Concrete Girl - The Legend Of Chin Album Version Lyrics. 17. Home - The Legend Of Chin Album Version Lyrics. 18. Don't Be There Lyrics. Switchfoot Lyrics provided by SongLyrics. Do you like this album?
Learn to play 'The Legend Of Chin Album' easy by Switchfoot with guitar tabs, lyrics and chord diagrams. Here's the second album tab of this album. This one is 100% correct. The effects that are used in this album are: Dist. he uses at least 2), Chorus, and some kinda Contour effect, and a Wah pedal. 1 Bomb-Standard Tuning. Intro(w/chorus) e- B---5~~~---4~~~---5- G--54~45~--5~5~~--54~45--5--4-- D-5~~~~~5--6~~~6~-5~~~~- A-3~--6~~~~~6-3~~~~~--6~--5~-- E-4~-4~~43~~
By: Switchfoot (1997, Rock). 2. Chem 6A. 3. Underwater. 6. Might Have Been Hur.
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Scratches [Scratching] – Lucas Eddens
Written-By – Casey Gee
|4||Edge Of My Seat||2:47|
|6||Might Have Been Hur
Mixed By – Shane D. Wilson
|8||Life And Love And Why||2:53|
|10||Ode To Chin||2:15|
|11||Don't Be There||4:23|
- Arranged By [Strings] – Matt Slocum
- Backing Vocals – Chad Butler , Tim Foreman
- Bass – Tim Foreman
- Coordinator [Production Coordination] – Katy Krippaehne
- Drums – Chad Butler
- Electric Piano [Additional Rhodes], Trumpet [Additional], Executive Producer – Charlie Peacock
- Guitar [Additional] – Jimmie Lee Sloas
- Guitar, Vocals – Jon Foreman
- Mixed By – Rick Will
- Mixed By [Assistant] – F. Reid Shippen
- Percussion [Additional] – Eric Darken
- Photography By [Stamp Jerm] – Rebecca Hill
- Photography By [Switchfoot] – Dennis Kleiman
- Producer – Jimmie Lee Sloas
- Recorded By – Jimmie Lee Sloas, Shane D. Wilson
- Recorded By [Assistant] – Marc Marrewa
- Recorded By [Looking On] – Elvis
- Strings – David Davidson, Kristin Wilkinson, Matt Slocum, Peter Hyrka
- Written-By – Jon Foreman
NotesTracks recorded at Signature Sound (San Diego, CA).
Overdubs recorded at RE:THINK Studio.
Mixed at October Studio.
"Might Have Ben Hur" mixed at RE:THINK Studio.
"Stamp Jerm" image courtesy of Lunar Spam Studios.
© 1997 Meadowgreen Music/Sugar Pete Songs/ASCAP.
Manufactured in U.S.A.
Distributed in USA by EMI Music Distribution and Chordant Distribution Group.
Distributed in Canada by C.M.C. Distribution.
Printed in USA.
Barcode and Other Identifiers
- Barcode: 7 2438-51595-2 7
- Other (SPCN): 7-474-00510-7
- Matrix / Runout: 724385159527 IFPI L043 MASTERED BY EMI MFG
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|RTD 1595||Switchfoot||The Legend Of Chin (CD, Album, Promo)||re:think||RTD 1595||US||1997|
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|RTC1595, G4 7243 8 51595 4 1||Switchfoot||The Legend Of Chin (Cass, Album)||re:think, re:think||RTC1595, G4 7243 8 51595 4 1||USA & Canada||1997|