In Between Dreams - Jack Johnson
Metascore
58

Mixed or average reviews - based on 15 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 6 out of 15
  2. Negative: 1 out of 15
  1. 33
    Doesn't build much on the Buffett ease and placeless island rhythms of Johnson's previous albums, but hey, ambition is for the ambitious. [Apr 2005, p.102]
User Score
8.3

Universal acclaim- based on 138 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 87 out of 99
  2. Negative: 11 out of 99
  1. Jan 17, 2011
    10
    Stand-Out Tracks: All of them! -
    Favorite lyrics: "The wisdom's in the trees, not the glass windows.", "Our hearts are strong, our heads are
    Stand-Out Tracks: All of them! -
    Favorite lyrics: "The wisdom's in the trees, not the glass windows.", "Our hearts are strong, our heads are weak, we'll always be competing, never knowing", "If I was in your position, I'd put down all my ammunition, I'd wonder why it had taken me so long." -
    Cover art: Perfect! -
    Position with other albums: Best Jack Johnson album, with Sleep Through The Static coming in a close second -
    Overall: A very good album with no flaws. This album is very good for relaxing to, especially in the Summer.
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  2. SC.
    Jul 8, 2007
    9
    I think somewhere along the line major critics have forgotten their job; they're supposed to review so that the public can know if an I think somewhere along the line major critics have forgotten their job; they're supposed to review so that the public can know if an artist is worthwhile or not. Complex lyrics, technically challenging music, and "breakthrough" concepts aren't always important in making excellent albums. Sometimes all it takes is a little personality, and Jack Johnson has charm to spare. It makes the listener want to kick back and relax, and is a breath of fresh air from all the heavy-handed "masterpieces" of modern, critically acclaimed music. Full Review »
  3. WillD
    May 30, 2007
    10
    As you can guess, I'm a Jack fan, and what I find hilarious about this is that, these critics are complaining that these songs As you can guess, I'm a Jack fan, and what I find hilarious about this is that, these critics are complaining that these songs aren't serious, and don't seem to get that this is the whole point to Jack's stuff.... that it's meant to be mellow and whimsical and so on... Full Review »