On and On (Jack Johnson album)

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On and On
Studio album by Jack Johnson
Released May 6, 2003
Recorded The Mango Tree, Hawaii, 2002
Genre Folk rock
Length 43:55
Label Universal
Producer Keenan Donahue
Jack Johnson chronology
Brushfire Fairytales
(2001)
On and On
(2003)
In Between Dreams
(2005)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars[1]
Rolling Stone 2/5 stars[2]

On and On is the second studio album by Jack Johnson, who provided the vocals and guitars. It was released in 2003 on Universal Records. Adam Topol played drums and percussion while Merlo Podlewski played bass. The album was recorded at The Mango Tree studios in Hawaii.

A different version of the track "Rodeo Clowns" was originally published as a collaboration with G. Love & Special Sauce on the latter's 1999 album Philadelphonic.

Johnson sang the chorus of his song "Gone" on the Black Eyed Peas song "Gone Going (Featuring Jack Johnson)" which appeared on their album Monkey Business.

Track listing[edit]

All songs written by Jack Johnson, except where noted.

  1. "Times Like These" – 2:22
  2. "The Horizon Has Been Defeated" – 2:33
  3. "Traffic in the Sky" – 2:50
  4. "Taylor" – 3:59
  5. "Gone" – 2:10
  6. "Cupid" – 1:05
  7. "Wasting Time" (Johnson, Adam Topol, Merlo Podlewski) – 3:50
  8. "Holes to Heaven" – 2:54
  9. "Dreams Be Dreams" – 2:12
  10. "Tomorrow Morning" – 2:50
  11. "Fall Line" – 1:35
  12. "Cookie Jar" – 2:57
  13. "Rodeo Clowns" – 2:38
  14. "Cocoon" – 4:10
  15. "Mediocre Bad Guys" – 3:00
  16. "Symbol in My Driveway" – 2:50

Charts[edit]

Year Chart Position
2003 Top Internet Albums[3] 3
2004 Billboard 200[3] 3
German Albums Chart[4] 88

Certifications[edit]

Region Certification Sales/shipments
Australia (ARIA)[5] 4× Platinum 280,000^
Brazil (ABPD)[6] Gold 50,000*
Canada (Music Canada)[7] Gold 50,000^
United Kingdom (BPI)[8] Platinum 300,000^
United States (RIAA)[9] Platinum 1,000,000^

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

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