Relient K shows some major love by counting down their five favorite tunes from fellow singer-songwriter-rockers and friends, Switchfoot.

Through nearly two-decades of creating thoughtful alt-rock, Switchfoot and Relient K have fostered massive audiences of of loyal listeners. But the fellow rockers also happen to be long-time friends and big-time fans of each other’s music. So in honor of sharing the stage on this fall’s Looking for America Tour, Mister Matt Hoopes, one-half of the Relient mastermind, counts down his favorite songs from Switchfoot’s nearly two-decade discography exclusively for CCM Magazine.

Bonus: And if five tunes doesn’t satisfy your craving, Hoopes is gifted us access to his personal Spotify playlist of Switchfoot faves—jump to Page 5.

5. “Let That Be Enough” – from New Way To Be Human (released 03/11/99—buy)
This is an old one, but has always been special to us. This song makes you feel small and it feels “human.”

CLICK “2” FOR “THE SHADOW PROVES THE SUNSHINE” (Hoopes’ Spotify playlist on Page 5)

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Andrew Greer

Andrew Greer is a multiple Dove Award-nominated singer/songwriter, respected author, and co-creator of the innovative Hymns for Hunger tour with Cindy Morgan, raising awareness and resources for hunger relief organizations in hundreds of cities across the country. On tour, Andrew has shared the stage with folks like Amy Grant, Brandon Heath and Andrew Peterson. His songs have been recorded by artists like Jaci Velasquez, Seth & Nirva and Nic Gonzales (of Salvador). And his first book – Transcending Mysteries – co-authored with Ginny Owens, was published by Thomas Nelson in 2015. Andrew is also host of CCM Magazine’s “Features on Film” series, featuring one-on-one conversations with some of music’s biggest artists. For more information visit: or

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