Jack Johnson In Between Dreams
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- Released: March 1, 2005
- Originally Released: 2005
- Label: UMVD Labels
Mojo (Publisher) - p.1093 stars out of 5 - "A rare feat: gentle and kind without becoming soppy or daft."
- 1.Better Together
- 2.Never Know
- 3.Banana Pancakes
- 4.Good People
- 5.No Other Way
- 6.Sitting, Waiting, Wishing
- 7.Staple It Together
- 9.Crying Shame
- 10.If I Could
- 13.Do You Remember
Personnel: Jack Johnson (vocals, guitar); Merlo Podlewski (bass instrument); Adam Topol (drums, percussion).
A former professional surfer and self-proclaimed beach bum, Jack Johnson is an unlikely candidate for rock-star status. Somehow, however, this everyman's mellow pop songs seem to tap into a commonly held desire for the simple life. The formula on IN BETWEEN DREAMS doesn't vary much from Johnson's previous albums, but is no less engaging--delicately strummed acoustic guitar, round bass lines, and gently funky drum patterns form a comforting bed for the Hawaii native's effortlessly soulful R&B-meets-folk vocals.
Sounding at times like a more laid-back G. Love (without the rap tendencies), Johnson celebrates the simple pleasures and asks the big questions with the childlike innocence that only someone living in a literal paradise could muster. "Banana Pancakes" is a Harry Nilsson-like groover that urges listeners to skip work and enjoy themselves every so often, while "Good People" decries the age of reality television with a poignancy reminiscent of Donovan at his free-spirited best. Perhaps the track that most accurately encapsulates Johnson's unique less-is-more approach, however, is "Belle," a jazzy ditty that clocks in at less than two minutes and lets a swooning accordion tell the bulk of the story.
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