Back in 2010, Chappo benefited from Apple using their song “Come Home” for an iPod Touch commercial, and as anyone who’s familiar with the tech behemoth’s advertising strategy, it takes a certain kind of musical whimsy and energy to make that cut.
This isn’t the first time we’ve featured Switchfoot on A Trolley Show, but they were kind enough to provide us with two performances that showcase their status as one of San Diego’s most expansive and cathartic exports.
Anyone who’s familiar with the films of David Lynch, classic L.A. pulp-noir novels or modern hardcore music appreciates the darkness and weirdness that city can produce, and the band Lost in Los Angeles seems to wear that weirdness on its sleeve.
In this episode of A Trolley Show, the New Orleans band performs “Stay,” from their album Glow. With a performance like this, it’s easy to see why they were recently chosen to perform on American Idol.