Switchfoot's frontman and main songwriter on what inspires the songs and how he got the freedom to say exactly what he means.
Nick made some of the biggest videos on MTV, including "The Final Countdown," "Heaven" and "Don't Know What You Got (Till It's Gone)."
Scott was Stevie Wonder's bass player before becoming a top session player. Hits he played on include "I Will Survive," "Being With You" and "Sara Smile."
The trail runs from flying saucer songs in the '50s, through Bowie, blink-182 and Katy Perry.
With his X-wife Exene, John fronts the band X and writes their songs.
The "Lowdown" and "Lido Shuffle" singer makes a habit of playing with the best in the business.