Watch The Video For Jack Johnson’s ‘Traffic In The Sky (Lee ‘Scratch’ Perry Dub)’
The visual features never before seen Lee “Scratch” Perry footage from the making of studio sessions in Jamaica, along with animation from Greatwork.
Jack Johnson has shared a new music video to accompany “Traffic In The Sky (Lee “Scratch” Perry Dub),” lead track and one of two Lee “Scratch” Perry dub remixes included in Johnson’s upcoming summer album, In Between Dub.
The new video features never before seen Lee “Scratch” Perry footage from the making of studio sessions in Jamaica, along with animation from Greatwork. You can check it out below.
“It’s exciting to hear Lee “Scratch” Perry’s interpretation of my song, and then to see Greatwork’s visual interpretation of our collaboration” Johnson said of “Traffic In The Sky.”
Johnson has also released a second album track, a remix of his classic hit “Better Together,” from Nightmares on Wax. Nightmares On Wax, Warp Records’ longest serving signing, has been at the forefront of contemporary music for over 30 years, creating a unique blend of dub, electronica, jazz, hip-hop, funk, soul and techno.
In Between Dub, a hand-selected collection of some of Johnson’s most beloved songs over an incredible two-decade career, features reimagined tracks by some of Reggae’s most influential names in the genre lending their talent to a collaborative compilation of dub remixes. Out June 2 through Brushfire and Republic Records, In Between Dub is soon to be this summer’s iconic soundtrack.
Bookending his summer tour, Johnson and his band will headline two festival performances; first on May 6 at SunFest in West Palm Beach, Florida and concluding at the Oceans Calling Music Festival in Ocean City, Maryland on September 29.
Johnson will also bring his revered ‘Meet The Moonlight Tour’ to Europe this summer. Meet The Moonlight, Johnson’s eighth studio album was met with esteemed reviews, “His latest album might very well be his boldest work yet — not to mention his best-sounding LP in years, said Spin Magazine. Pitchfork added that Meet The Moonlight is “his best album yet, the gentle songwriter pushes beyond feel-good stereotypes to look for small joys amid vexing times.”
May 6: West Palm Beach, Florida, SunFest
September 29: Ocean City, Maryland, Oceans Calling Music Festival
INTERNATIONAL TOUR DATES:
June 4: Paris, France, We Love Green Festival
June 8: Stockholm, Sweden, Gröna Lund Tivoli
June 10: Kværndrup, Denmark, Heartland Festival
June 11: Hamburg Stadtpark, Germany Open Air – SOLD OUT
June 13: Cologne, Germany, Open Air
June 15: Amsterdam, Netherlands, AFAS- SOLD OUT
June 16: Berlin, Germany, Citadel Music Festival
June 18: Werchter, Belgium, TW Classic
June 21: London, England, Hammersmith Eventim Apollo – SOLD OUT
June 22: London, England, Hammersmith Eventim Apollo
June 23: Cornwall, England, Eden Sessions – SOLD OUT
June 25: Berkshire, England, Wasing Estate
June 29: Zurich, Switzerland, ZOA
June 30: Klam bei Grein, Austria, Castle Clam
July 1: Tarvisio, Italy, No Borders Festival
July 2: Ferrara, Italy, Ferrara Comfort Festival at Parco Urbano Bassani