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Franti, Michael & Spearhead / All Rebel Rockers
Album:All Rebel Rockers Collection:Reggae
Artist:Franti, Michael & Spearhead Added:09/2008
Label:Boo Boo Wax 

A-File Activity
Add Date:2008-09-07 Pull Date:2008-11-09 Charts:Reggae/World
Week Ending:9 Nov2 Nov26 Oct19 Oct12 Oct28 Sep21 Sep14 Sep
Airplays:11423362

Recent Airplay
1.Tue, 21 Nov 17:DJ Michelle
Laptop Radio
4.Thu, 20 Mar 14:Sunshine
Sunshine on a Springtime Afternoon
2.Mon, 10 Apr 17:Farmer Flap-Jack
Happy Hour
5.Thu, 27 Feb 14:Sunshine
Sunshine ... in the Afternoon
3.Mon, 04 Jan 16:Farmer Flap-Jack
Happy Hour
6.Tue, 10 Dec 13:Sunshine
Sunshine . . . in the Afternoon

Album Review
Sadie O.
Reviewed 2008-09-08 
Michael Franti & Spearhead – All Rebel Rockers
Reviewed by Sadie O., 8/4/08
Reggae/hard rock/folky stuff, political/love/party lyrics – what you expect from Michael Franti, produced by Sly & Robbie. Typically diverse sound, so different people will find different numbers more to their tastes.
Possible single FCC on track 5. I like 2, 8, 10 best.
1. 4:21 ***classic slow dubby skank, vocal harmonies, thick sound. Long fade.
2. 4:19 ****uptempo and upbeat one-drop, political lyrics. Additional female dancehall vocals.
3. 3:54 **downtempo skank, Franti’s gruff chanting. Reality lyrics.
4. 4:17 ***swingy hard rock with hand-clap beat, anthemic chorus.
5. 5:01 FCC? Printed lyrics say “frickin beautiful”... **gloopy noises, then minimalist dubby riddim, rather odd love song.
6. 3:56 ***somewhere between 50’s rock and roll and the classic Franti chant, another love song.
7. 4:13 **longish intro, then very sweet bouncy uptempo skank, almost calypso, gentle – another love song. Three love songs with completely different moods.
8. 4:12 ****female dancehall intro, forceful downtempo drums and chants, builds. Oddly, reminds me of Tom Tom Club. Grows on you...
9. 4:09 *folky acoustic, pretty, sad.
10. 4:38 ****half arena rock and half dubby skank, political diatribe. Classic Franti – and when he’s on, his lyrics kill.
11. 4:02 *relaxed slinky disco groove, breathy lyrics, feat. Zap Mama.
12. 3:53 *acoustic guitar, downtempo and relaxed.
13. 3:54 *very low key relaxed sway, quiet and breathy.


Track Listing
1.Rude Boys Back In Town 7.I Got Love For You
2.A Little Bit Of Riddim 8.Soundsystem
3.Life In The City 9.Hey World (Don't Give Up Version)
4.Hey World (Remote Control Version) 10.The Future
5.All I Want Is You 11.High Low (Featuring Zap Mama)
6.Say Hey (I Love You) 12.Nobody Right Nobody Wrong
 13.Have A Little Faith