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Jack’s Back: Sleep Through the Static

Free Image Hosting at allyoucanupload.comIn the Christmas gift exchange at my former employer, Hafenbrack Marketing, I got a Best Buy gift card for $20.00. A very nice gift indeed. My initial urge was to just go and blow it as quickly as possible on the first shiny object that caught my attention – my typical modus operandi. Luckily, before I had a chance to spend so very foolishly, I found out that Jack Johnson’s next album was going to be released on February 5th. So, I decided that I would try to wait it out. Amazingly enough, I succeeded – cashing in my gift card yesterday morning for Jack’s latest album, Sleep Through the Static. It was totally worth the wait. Suffice it to say, that if you like Jack’s music, you will enjoy this one. Sleeping Through the Static features 14 tracks ranging from light and bouncy to serious and somber. I am particularly fond of the opening track “All at Once.” Throughout the album, the melodies are simple yet strong, the lyrics are meaningful and heartfelt, the arrangements are minimal, and the songs are beautiful. This one will be the soundtrack to my commute for weeks to come. Thanks Jack for sharing your amazing talents with the world.

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