Home (Spearhead album)

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Home
Studio album by Spearhead
Released September 20, 1994
Recorded 1993-1994
Genre Hip-hop
Label Capitol
Producer Joe "The Butcher" Nicolo, Michael Franti
Spearhead chronology
Home
(1994)
Chocolate Supa Highway
(1997)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4.5/5 stars[1]
Rolling Stone (favorable)[2]

Home is the debut album by Spearhead, released in 1994 under the Capitol Records label. It includes thirteen tracks. It was produced by Joe "The Butcher" Nicolo (Ruffhouse Records) at Studio 4 in Philly. "Hole in the Bucket" was released as a single, which became an MTV Buzz Bin song and won a Clio Award.[3]

Track listing[edit]

All tracks composed by Michael Franti

  1. "People In Tha Middle" (5:04)
  2. "Love Is Da Shit" (5:37)
  3. "Piece O' Peace" (4:54)
  4. "Positive" (4:29)
  5. "Of Course You Can" (4:38)
  6. "Hole In The Bucket" (5:22)
  7. "Home" (1:42)
  8. "Dream Team" (4:41)
  9. "Runfayalife" (4:42)
  10. "Crime To Be Broke In America" (4:51)
  11. "100,000 Miles" (5:21)
  12. "Red Beans & Rice" (4:27)
  13. "Caught Without An Umbrella" (5:22)

Personnel[edit]

  • Michael Franti: vocalist
  • Mary Harris: vocalist
  • Le Le Jamison: keyboards
  • Keith McArthur: bass
  • David James: guitar
  • Mary Harris: backing vocals
  • James Gray: drums
  • Vernon Reid: guitar (solo)
  • Charlie Hunter: guitar

References[edit]

  1. ^ Theakston, Rob (1994-09-20). "Home - Spearhead". AllMusic. Retrieved 2011-09-12. 
  2. ^ Rolling Stone review[dead link]
  3. ^ "CLIO Awards". CLIO Awards. Retrieved 2011-09-12.