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View Poll Results: Rate the overall quality of this CD, with 1 being the lowest and 10 being the highest
1 5 1.81%
2 1 0.36%
3 2 0.72%
4 4 1.44%
5 2 0.72%
6 7 2.53%
7 13 4.69%
8 27 9.75%
9 54 19.49%
10 162 58.48%
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Unread 10-17-2003, 12:52 PM   #46
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Switchfoot rocks!

Switchfoot is my favorite band of all time, and The Beautiful Letdown is their best cd yet!

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Unread 11-08-2003, 12:30 AM   #47
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Its a 9 in my book. New way to be human is still my fav!
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Unread 11-30-2003, 03:54 PM   #48
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Having been a fan of Switchfoot for a long time, I am absolutely blown away by their new album. I believe it is their most meaningful and musically broad album they've ever done. They're getting a lot of exposure to the secular genres with this album as well (have you noticed that?). I've heard their music on VH1 and MTV, as well as their music video on many different secular websites. What a great way to spread the Word!
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Unread 12-02-2003, 05:47 PM   #49
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great cd

love switchfoot their best yet
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Unread 12-04-2003, 09:46 PM   #50
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This cd is AWESOME!!!!!
I love Switchfoot just heard their song Meant to Live (Best song ever) on the radio and decided to go buy their cd The Beutiful Letdown. Now I'm Hooked I've got all their cds except New Way To Be Human (which I'll be getting soon.)
Can't wait for their dvd Switchfootage Which comes out the 17.

My Favourite songs,

Meant to Live.
Gone.
WHAT AM I DOING THERE ALL GREAT!
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Unread 01-05-2004, 07:53 PM   #51
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I love Switchfoot. They are one of the few Christian bands I can stand listening to, let alone actually enjoy. New Way to be Human, while not a masterpiece by any means, was a good quality alternative CD. It rocked hard, and did it originally. Learning to Breathe stepped things up a notch with phenomenal musical arrangements, and at times, very thoughtful and deep lyrics. Nothing short of amazing. Then we come to The Beautiful Letdown. This album (as lastplacewinner said), unfortunately, lived up to its name. Only without the "beautiful" part. Every track on this album, minus "Meant to Live" and "Dare You to Move," seemed like a severe regression into generic mediocrity for Switchfoot. When an artist needs to borrow from former albums for their debut major-label release, it's probably a good indication of the quality of the album. I am sorely dissapointed in this CD, and I can only pray that they don't make the same mistakes with their next release. I gave it a 3.
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Unread 01-08-2004, 05:37 PM   #52
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no, this album lived up to its name, minus the letdown part!!!!! this is one of my favortite albums. if you dont have this, buy it!!!!! there is not a single bad song on this. the people who said that this is a terrible album are DEAF!!!! truly beutiful.
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Unread 01-12-2004, 05:08 PM   #53
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Unread 01-18-2004, 03:17 PM   #54
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oh my gosh, who gave it a one?

it got a 10 for all the reasons posted above.
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Unread 01-21-2004, 11:23 PM   #55
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This is a great CD The music is really great But i think that yothu Yindi are better
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Unread 01-22-2004, 03:54 PM   #56
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I think this cd is great. You have to consider it along with their previous albums to really apreciate it. This album has some of Switchfoot's best songs although as a whole album it doesn't seem to have the flow that previous albums has. It is a very different sound for Switchfoot, but their style is still totaly recognizable. Overall this cd is a wonderful addition to the lineup. Definatly worth every cent.
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YAY FOR SWITCHFOOT>>> I GIVE IT A 10!!!!
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Unread 02-22-2004, 09:09 AM   #58
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i love the beautiful letdown, and every song on it except for gone. i just like that one, i dont love it. when i first heard switchfoot, it was "meant to live" on a secular radio station. when i found out they were a christian band, i was so excited because i knew i could buy their cd!!(im 13 and my parents dont make it easy to buy music i like if its secular)
switchfoot is the BEST christian band i know of, and the beautiful letdown is my favorite cd out of the ones i own (which isnt much, but still...)
all the songs are stuck in my head all day, and i love it! i'd give this album a 10+++!! ROCK ON
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Unread 02-22-2004, 10:20 AM   #59
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that cd is awesome! my favorite song is either learning to breathe or meant to live.
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Unread 02-22-2004, 11:05 AM   #60
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this cd was great! loved listening to it and was sad when it was all done. it is easy listening, not as hard as i like it, but hey! many of my friends have bought this cd, not knowing that that is was Christian and loving it (only to find out what it really was- but didn't throw it away-an impovement)

grrrrrrrrreat band for the secular dudes and dudettes
Yeah, I know. Same here. My non-Christian friends have listened to it at school and loved it and they are always like,"This album rocks, are they seriously Christian??!" And I'm like,"Yep." So, it's a great witness tool for your fellow peers,also.
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