Release Date: Sept. 17
A week after he became a last–minute headliner at Bonnaroo, filling in for Mumford & Sons to a crowd of more than 10,000, Johnson played for about 150 people at New York’s Allen Room. The underplay was one of two ultra-intimate shows he booked to preview “From Here to Now to You,” a largely acoustic set that the 38-year-old singer recorded primarily at his studio in Hawaii. “I was more nervous sitting on a stool by myself than I was at Bonnaroo,” Johnson says. The breezy album returns to the stripped-down sound of his early work, with “Ones and Zeros” and the Ben Harper-assisted “Change” among the standouts.