ALL REBEL ROCKERS!

All Rebel Rockers Michael Franti and Spearhead return with their eagerly-awaited album, All Rebel Rockers (came out on Tuesday), via Anti-Records. Recorded in Kingston, Jamaica, with reggae’s most prolific production team, Sly & Robbie, this new release deviates from Franti’s previous sound and comprises a hybrid dub-infused soul flavor with some hard-hitting dub rock production. Alongside Dave Shul (guitars), Manas Itiene (drums), Carl Young (bass) and Raliegh Neal (keyboards), the album also features Zap Mama founder Marie Daulne and Jamaican soul/dancehall star Cherine Anderson.

We’ve been bumping this at the office for sometime to be honest and it’s a great record.

This is what’s really got us giddie though and HOT on our xmas list. This package is amazing to say the least and anytime we can get new vinyl we are in.

Detailed Description
13 brand new tracks produced by Sly & Robbie
(Peter Tosh, Jimmy Cliff, No Doubt) and Matt Wallace (Maroon 5, O.A.R., Blues Traveler)

1. Rude Boys Back In Town – 4:21
2. A Little Bit Of Riddim (featuring Cherine Anderson) – 4:19
3. Life In The City – 3:54
4. Hey World (Remote Control Version) – 4:17
5. All I Want Is You – 5:01
6. Say Hey (I Love You) – 3:56
7. I Got Love For You – 4:11
8. Soundsystem (featuring Cherine Anderson) – 4:11
9. Hey World (Don’t Give Up Version) – 4:09
10. The Future – 4:38
11. High Low (featuring Zap Mama) – 4:02
12. Nobody Right Nobody Wrong – 3:52
13. Have A Little Faith – 3:54

** Includes BONUS CD featuring 17 alternate mixes, unreleased tracks, and acoustic gems!

1. Everything’s Changed (Dub Mix) – 4:35
2. Into The Sun (Dub Version) – 5:52
3. If We Could – 4:44
4. A Little Bit Of Riddim (Instrumental) – 6:08
5. High Low (Acoustic Mix) – 4:03
6. All I Want Is You (Straight Up Mix) – 5:01
7. Hey World (Acoustic Mix) – 4:08
8. Tell Me You’re Alive (Dub Mix) – 3:31
9. Rude Boys Back In Town (News Flash Mix) – 6:05
10. All I Want Is You (Ginger Candy Riddim Dub Mix) – 5:13
11. Soundsystem (Dub Version) – 4:30
12. Nobody Right, Nobody Wrong (Acoustic Mix) – 3:51
13. Everything’s Changed (Rebel Rocker Dub Mix) – 4:31
14. All I Want Is You (Ginger Candy Riddim Instrumental) – 4:48
15. Hey World (Beat Mix) – 3:50
16. A Little Bit Of Riddim (Acapella Mix) – 5:20
17. Say Hey (Favela Remix) – 3:48

** SPECIAL BONUS DVD
includes intimate ‘Franti in the studio’ & more music videos:

1. The Making of All Rebel Rockers – tbd
2. Hey World (Don’t Give Up Version) – 4:09
3. Hey World (Remote Control Version) – 4:17
4. A Little Bit Of Riddim – 4:19
5. All I Want Is You – 5:01

** PLUS the entire album on seven 7″ singles!

** GOODIES include:
4 art handbills
2 patches
2 stickers, 4 art handbills
1 7″ adapter
CD Booklet

I've been involved in the Los Angeles music scene since at least 1995 going to shows, promoting, spinning records and running labels. Ska and Early Reggae are my passion among other things of course.