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Sleep Through The Static

Sleep Through The Static
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  • Seller:musicshop780
  • Sales Rank:14,031
  • Language:English (Unknown)
  • Media:Audio CD
  • Number Of Discs:1
  • Discs:1
  • Shipping Weight (lbs):0.2
  • Dimensions (in):4.8 x 5.5 x 0.5
  • Publication Date:February 28, 2008
  • MPN:6 3 01756055
  • UPC:602517560550
  • EAN:0602517560550
  • ASIN:B000Z0UEU6
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Features:
  • JOHNSON JACK SLEEP THROUGH THE STATIC

Tracks
  • All At Once
  • Sleep Through the Static
  • Hope
  • Angel
  • Enemy
  • If I Had Eyes
  • Same Girl
  • What You Thought You Needed
  • Adrift
  • Go On
  • They Do They Don't
  • While We Wait
  • Monsoon
  • Losing Keys


Editorial Reviews:
Synopsis
Surfer and singer-songwriter Jack Johnson returns with his fifth release Sleep Through the Static. Recorded directly to tape to achieve analog purity, the 14-track CD is filled with mellow, acoustic sounds with a bit of electric thrown into the mix, including the single 'If I Had Eyes'. Per Jack, 'At this point in my life I weigh about 190 lbs and my ear hairs are getting longer. I also have a couple of kids. My wife popped them out, but I helped. Some of the songs on this album are about making babies. Some of the songs are about raising them. Some of the songs are about the world that these children will grow up in; a world of war and love, and hate, and time and space. Some of the songs are about saying goodbye to people I love and will miss.' He recorded the songs onto analog tape machines powered by the sun in Hawaii and Los Angeles. 14 tracks. Universal. 2008
Amazon.com
Jack Johnson recorded his fourth album using nothing but solar power. This is somehow fitting for a singer-songwriter, surfer, and filmmaker who spends most of his days floating in the ocean under Hawaii's open skies. The forces of nature certainly seem to have found their way into the mellow grooves of standout tracks like "What You Thought You Need," "Adrift," and "Go On," songs so lovely and effortless that you can almost hear the melodies coming to Johnson on a warm breeze that rustles through the coconut trees. Sleep Through the Static documents his best work to date, even better than the Curious George soundtrack. The sedate singer transforms the acoustic campfire strums of the past into sublime, soulful ruminations on his wife, kids, and the state of the world. He even manages to conjure up some real anger on the title track, which is hardly diminished by its lavish grooves and glistening harmonies. --Aidin Vaziri

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