Jukebox: The Sound (John M. Perkins’ Blues)

“The Sound (John Perkin’s Blues) is a very important song for us as a band. I see so much hatred and fear around me, I see so many people living out their pain. I hear it on the radio. I see it in the headlines. John Perkin’s story needs to be heard. This song was inspired by a man who sang a louder song than hatred. In a world where we are defined by our differences, Mr. Perkin’s life of service and compassion is a tangible demonstration of what it means to live a life of love. Love is the loudest song we could sing. Louder than racism. Louder than fear. Louder than hatred. John Perkin’s said it right, love is the final fight. We’re excited to hear this song on the radio, louder than pain.” — Jon Foreman, lead singer, Switchfoot

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2 Responses to Jukebox: The Sound (John M. Perkins’ Blues)

  1. Wow. this is so rich. And I love that Switchfoot is reaching across genres to illustrate what Perkins’ message was all about. Granted, it’s still in their signature Rocker Style. But the imagery and message–rich!

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