In Between Dreams

In Between Dreams is the third studio album by singer-songwriter Jack Johnson, released by Brushfire Records in the United States on March 1, 2005 (see 2005 in music). The album received generally mixed reviews from music critics.[11] However, the album achieved considerable commercial success. In Between Dreams has sold over 15 million copies worldwide.[12]

In Between Dreams
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Studio album by
ReleasedMarch 1, 2005 (2005-03-01)
RecordedOctober 2004
StudioThe Mango Tree, Hawaii
GenreFolk rock, acoustic rock
Length41:34
LabelBrushfire
ProducerMario Caldato, Jr.
Jack Johnson chronology
On and On
(2003)
In Between Dreams
(2005)
Sing-A-Longs and Lullabies for the Film Curious George
(2006)
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
AllMusic3.5/5 stars[1]
Blender2/5 stars[2]
Entertainment WeeklyB[3]
Mojo3/5 stars[4]
The New York Times(mixed)[5]
PopMatters6/10[6]
Q3/5 stars[7]
Rolling Stone2.5/5 stars[8]
SpinD+[9]
The Village Voice(favorable)[10]

Album coverEdit

The album cover depicts a mango tree, referring to the Mango Tree, the studio where In Between Dreams was recorded. There is also a reference to the mango tree in "Better Together".

Track listingEdit

All lyrics are written by Jack Johnson; all music is composed by Johnson, except where noted.

No.TitleLength
1."Better Together"3:27
2."Never Know"3:32
3."Banana Pancakes" (Steven Harang)3:12
4."Good People"3:28
5."No Other Way"3:09
6."Sitting, Waiting, Wishing"3:03
7."Staple It Together" (Jack Johnson, Merlo Podlewski)3:16
8."Situations"1:17
9."Crying Shame" (Jack Johnson, Adam Topol)3:06
10."If I Could"2:25
11."Breakdown" (Jack Johnson, Dan Nakamura & Paul Huston)3:32
12."Belle"1:43
13."Do You Remember"2:24
14."Constellations"3:21
iTunes bonus track
No.TitleLength
15."Constellations" (Demo from the Mango Tree)3:32
UK bonus track
No.TitleLength
15."Mudfootball" (Live)4:24

PersonnelEdit

Musicians

  • Jack Johnson – vocals and guitars
  • Sam Lapointe – lead guitar
  • Simon Tessier – bassoon
  • Zach Gill – piano on "Good People" and "Sitting, Waiting, Wishing", accordion on "Belle", melodica on "If I Could"
  • Adam Topol – drums and percussion
  • Merlo Podlewski – bass guitar
  • Johnald Hernandez – backup vocals

Production

ChartsEdit

CertificationsEdit

Region Certification Certified units/sales
Australia (ARIA)[44] 4× Platinum 280,000^
Austria (IFPI Austria)[45] Gold 15,000*
Brazil (Pro-Música Brasil)[46] Gold 50,000*
Canada (Music Canada)[47] 3× Platinum 300,000^
Denmark (IFPI Denmark)[48] 3× Platinum 60,000 
France (SNEP)[49] Gold 100,000*
Ireland (IRMA)[50] 2× Platinum 30,000^
Japan (RIAJ)[51] Gold 100,000^
Netherlands (NVPI)[52] Gold 35,000^
New Zealand (RMNZ)[53] 4× Platinum 60,000^
Switzerland (IFPI Switzerland)[54] Gold 15,000^
United Kingdom (BPI)[55] 5× Platinum 1,500,000^
United States (RIAA)[56] 2× Platinum 2,000,000^
Summaries
Europe (IFPI)[57] 2× Platinum 2,000,000*

*sales figures based on certification alone
^shipments figures based on certification alone

Sheet musicEdit

The artist-approved sheet music of this album is available through Cherry Lane Music Company in a "Play It Like It Is" guitar folio.[58]

ReferencesEdit

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  4. ^ "Jack Johnson, 'In Between Dreams' (Brushfire)". Mojo. EMAP: 109. May 2005.
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  6. ^ "PopMatters review".
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  8. ^ "Rolling Stone review".
  9. ^ Gross, Joe (April 2005). "Jack Johnson, 'In Between Dreams' (Brushfire)". Spin. 21 (4): 102. Retrieved 2011-11-12.
  10. ^ Wood, Mikael (August 30, 2005). "Dumber Breeze". The Village Voice. Retrieved 2011-11-12.
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  58. ^ "Cherry Lane Print".

External linksEdit

  • Honolulu Advertiser: "Johnson hits the road, sharing his 'Dreams'" – Inspiration behind the songs