Michael Franti: The Sound of Sunshine Interview (10:02) 2010-09-21
Michael Franti and Cherine Anderson from a September 2008 visit to KXCI.Cecily Crebbs
Michael Franti spoke with KXCI on the release date of The Sounds of Sunshine ahead of his Friday, September 24th performance at the Rialto Theatre. by Amanda ShaugerTucson, AZMichael Franti gave us a ring to talk about his new album on the day of its release. The Sound of Sunshine was written after Michael Franti nearly died of a ruptured appendix while on tour with the Counting Crows.
The experience crystallized for him what was truly important in his life- friends and loved ones and the healing power of joyful music.
Here is a link to a podcast from Michael Franti's 2008 Tucson appearance.