- Released: May 31, 2010
- Label: Republic
Rolling Stone - p.733.5 stars out of 5
-- "[A]n existential chill-out record that feels substantial, at times even edgy, without feeling forced."
Entertainment Weekly - p.117
"[A] set of strummy beachside ballads....This has some introspective moments." -- Grade: B
Billboard (p.28) - "The acoustic-driven 'Turn Your Love' is another Johnson standby, sweetened with background 'ooohs' and the soothing plink of a ukulele..."
Mojo (Publisher) - p.1023 stars out of 5
-- "Johnson considers the world's woes with gentle reflection rather than recrimination..."
Uncut (magazine) - p.843 stars out of 5
-- "'You And Your Heart' tries to kick out the jams, but in the most polite fashion imaginable."
- 1.You And Your Heart
- 2.To The Sea
- 3.No Good With Faces
- 4.At Or With Me
- 5.When I Look Up
- 6.From The Clouds
- 7.My Little Girl
- 8.Turn Your Love
- 9.The Upsetter
- 10.Red Wine Mistakes Mythology
- 11.Pictures Of People Taking Pictures
- 12.Anything But The Truth
- 13.Only The Ocean
Personnel: Jack Johnson (vocals, guitar, ukulele, Mellotron, percussion); Zach Gill (melodica, piano, Wurlitzer organ, percussion, background vocals); Adam Topol (glockenspiel, drums, percussion, background vocals); Merlo Podlewski (percussion, background vocals).
Audio Mixer: Robert Carranza.
Recording information: The Mango Tree, HI; The Solar Powered Plastic Plant, Los Angeles, CA.
Photographers: Emmett Malloy; Kizzy ONeal; Kim Johnson .
To the Sea, the fifth studio album from surfer/songwriter Jack Johnson, features 13 new tracks, all of which are destined to become the official summer 2010 soundtrack for collegiate volleyball games, post-graduation car wash fundraisers, and spontaneous beach blanket siestas everywhere.