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Life is good Festival Day 1 Review (The Avett Brothers, Michael Franti & more)

September 25, 2011 drainu182 1

By Laura McWhorter

Someone sat on me on the T once. Yep. On my lap. The person was then quite bothered that I had the nerve to exist let alone sit in her desired seat. Boston doesn’t have the friendliest reputation. There are whole days that go by where I don’t interact with another human cordially. I, also, don’t drive (hence the T-sitting fiasco) so I never get to leave the city but yesterday I made an exception for Day …

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New Michael Franti “I’ll Be Waiting” Video

March 31, 2011 drainu182 0

Michael Franti just premiered the touching video for his new single, “I’ll Be Waiting.” In the video, Franti takes us on an emotional rollercoaster telling the story of the song through a number of perspectives, including a tearful homecoming for a soldier.

Be sure to also check out this video of Franti talking about the meaning behind the song. Fans can pick up “I’ll Be Waiting” featured on Franti’s latest album The Sound of Sunshine on iTunes now!

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Free Michael Franti “I’ll Be Waiting” Download

February 10, 2011 drainu182 2

To celebrate the release of his new single, “I’ll Be Waiting,” Michael Franti is offering fans the opportunity to download it for FREE. Head to or to download. You can also check out the powerful lyrics of “I’ll Be Waiting” (Radio Edit Mix) in a brand new lyric video.

“I’ll Be Waiting” has special meaning to Franti who describes it as “an epic and vast song about intensely personal experiences.” Below are Franti’s personal thoughts on the …

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Michael Franti Wishes Fans A Happy New Year

January 5, 2011 drainu182 0

With the new year comes a new video from Michael Franti wishing his fans a happy 2011. 2010 marked the release of Franti’s seventh studio album titled The Sound of Sunshine. The new year couldn’t look any brighter for Franti as he will be touring the world from the U.S. to Europe to Australia.

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Fans can pick …

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Michael Franti’s Yahoo! Maximum Performance and Interview

October 1, 2010 drainu182 0

Michael Franti is celebrating the release of his new album, The Sound of Sunshine, with a Yahoo! maximum performance. Head over to to watch the reggae-pop musician perform “Hey Hey Hey’” and “The Sound of Sunshine” and get to know the musician a little better through an exclusive interview.

Franti and Spearhead’s, The Sound of Sunshine, debuted at #17 making it the highest chart debut of his career.

“After making albums for 23 years, I’m thrilled to have my …

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Michael Franti Curates Youtube

September 28, 2010 drainu182 0

Michael Franti, lead singer of Michael Franti & Spearhead, has landed one of the biggest promotional opportunities a musical act can get. YouTube has featured the artist for this week’s “Music Tuesday.” Head over to YouTube to see some of Michael’s all-time favorite videos that include a Kung Fu Yoga boy, a great performance by a Brazilian group from the 70’s and of course “The Sound of Sunshine” music video.

Michael & Spearhead’s much anticipated new album, The Sound of …

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Michael Franti Signs With EMI/Capitol Records

May 19, 2010 drainu182 1

Michael Franti, whose latest CD release All Rebel Rockers marked the highest debut album chart position of his career and gave way to the platinum digital smash, “Say Hey (I Love You)”, is now a part of the EMI/Capitol Records roster. New singles will be released later this month from Franti’s forthcoming CD, The Sound of Sunshine on the Capitol Records/Boo Boo Wax label. The Sound of Sunshine album will be available later this summer.

“The spirit and support …