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  • Summary: The seventh full-length studio release for the Hawaiian singer-songwriter was produced by Robbie Lackritz.
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  • Record Label: Island
  • Genre(s): Pop/Rock, Adult Alternative Pop/Rock, Alternative/Indie Rock, Contemporary Singer/Songwriter
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  1. Sep 8, 2017
    70
    He's a back porch strummer and fireside singer, playing for comfort, and that's precisely what All the Light Above It Too provides.
  2. Sep 8, 2017
    60
    On an LP of quiet activism and love songs, Johnson reboots the Zen-master delivery and swaying-palm-tree melodic sense that made his Curious George soundtrack LP a Number One hit. It's no less inviting, especially with a frozen cocktail.
  3. Uncut
    Sep 8, 2017
    60
    Lurking beneath the placid surface is an undertow, subtly stirring the songs and arrangements. [Oct 2017, p.32]
  4. Mojo
    Sep 8, 2017
    60
    His socially conscious lyrics can be clunky but never overwhelm the light, acoustic setting. [Oct 2017, p.98]
  5. Sep 11, 2017
    40
    As a full album, this wafts innocuously past like a gentle Hawaiian breeze--too meek for any real surf, but just strong enough to be mildly of note to those wishing to hit the waves. That’s about the best that can be said of it.
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  1. Sep 12, 2017
    5
    Lightweight acoustic summer album is all you need when the fall is already here. If you close your eyes, you can imagine sand behind yourLightweight acoustic summer album is all you need when the fall is already here. If you close your eyes, you can imagine sand behind your feet, land-breeze and the noise of the sea. Expand