Franti has created a searing, reflective new album of original songs titled Yell Fire! 14 new songs inspired by the trip to Iraq, Israel and Occupied Territories of Palestine. Recorded in Kingston, Jamaica and Franti's hometown of San Francisco, California.
In 2004, Michael Franti decided to 'walk his talk' and traveled to the war zones of Iraq, Israel and the Occupied Palestinian Territories. This wasn't a USO green zone sponsored visit - Franti traveled to the core of the red-zoned, war torn neighborhoods in the Middle East with his guitar ...