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Jack Johnson Will Use Sun's Rays to Make a New Album

February 2, 2010 (10:06 am) GMT
Jack Johnson is crafting the record in his solar-powered Mango Tree studio and plots to have it ready for June purchase.
Jack Johnson

Eco-warrior is to record his new album using nothing but the sun's rays. The mellow Hawaiian has started work on the project at his solar powered Mango Tree studio and expects to have it ready for release in June.

Meanwhile, Johnson will take a break from recording his follow-up to 2008's "" to headline the sixth annual Kokua Festival in April in Honolulu. Ziggly Marley and Taj Mahal will join him on the bill. The weekend event benefits the Kokua Hawaii Foundation, a non-profit organization started by Johnson and his wife that promotes environmental education.

Afterwards, Johnson will perform at another major event, 2010 Roskilde Festival which will run will run from July 1 - 4. He will be singing alongside such musical guests as Afenginn, Blackie and the Rodeo Kings and The Rumour Said Fire.

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