Jack Johnson wields considerable influence over ALO s fourth album, which features four co-writing credits and multiple appearances by the Hawaiian songwriter. Johnson even sings lead during one of the album's strongest tracks, "Gardener's Grave," and the majority of Man of the World seems to channel his laid-back influence, with little attention paid to extended guitar solos or lively, improvisational sections. The band has been steadily drifting toward shorter, succinct songs since 2006's Fly Between Falls, but Man of the World takes things one step further by emphasizing acoustic guitars, soft percussion, steel drums, and a general campfire vibe.
Performance CreditsALO Primary Artist
Jack Johnson Conga,Glockenspiel,Tambourine,Vocals,Background Vocals,Fender Stratocaster
Dave Brogan Acoustic Guitar,Bongos,Conga,Drums,Tambourine,Vocals,Background Vocals,Human Whistle,Bottle,Hand Clapping,Shaker,Wurlitzer
Zach Gill Acoustic Guitar,Piano,Accordion,Vocals,Background Vocals,Clavinet,Hand Clapping,Wurlitzer,Piano (Upright)
Paula Fuga Background Vocals
Steve Adams Banjo,Bass,Vocals,Background Vocals,Human Whistle,Steel Drums,Hand Clapping,Upright Bass
Technical CreditsALO Composer,Producer
Jack Johnson Composer,Producer
Dave Simon-Baker Engineer
Zach Gill Composer
Steve Adams Layout
John Keddie Cover Design
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Man of the World based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Saw ALO in concert with Jack Johnson! They were absolutely awesome! I would highly reccomment this CD and this group all together!