The Just Sway show reached out to John last year over a couple of pieces he’d written on the band, Blue October:
- Justin Furstenfeld’s Cult of Gratitude
- Justin Furstenfeld of Blue October — a Concert Experience That’s Good for the Soul
Snippets from an extensive January interview with John will appear in various episodes of the podcast (which will be added to this post below, as they’re released).
In Episode 2 (at the 16:28 mark), John talks about discovering the band through their smash hit, Hate Me, and how the song resonated with him in a big way:
By the way, here’s a great live performance of that song:
In Episode 4 (at the 11:35 mark), John talks about some pretty personal things, including faith, his family, and a conversation he had with Justin:
Check back here for more of the interview, and make sure you check out the Just Sway podcast.