All Rebel Rockers

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All Rebel Rockers
Studio album by Michael Franti & Spearhead
Released 9 September 2008
Genre Reggae fusion, hip hop, ska punk, pop rock
Label ANTI-, Boo Boo Wax
Producer Sly and Robbie
Michael Franti & Spearhead chronology
Yell Fire!
All Rebel Rockers
The Sound of Sunshine
Professional ratings
Review scores
The Skinny4/5 stars[1]
AllMusic4/5 stars[2]
World of Music3/5 stars[3]

All Rebel Rockers is the sixth studio album by Michael Franti & Spearhead released on 9 September 2008 on Boo Boo Wax and ANTI- Records. It peaked at #37 on the U.S. Billboard 200, making it their most successful album.[4]

Recorded mostly in Kingston, Jamaica, with noted producers Sly and Robbie, the album is described by Franti as having "a solid reggae feel". Guest musicians include Marie Daulne of Zap Mama and Jamaican soul/dancehall singer Cherine Anderson. All Rebel Rockers spawned the million-selling reggae/dancehall-flavoured single "Say Hey (I Love You)", which peaked at 18 on the Billboard US Hot 100.[5]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Rude Boys Back in Town"
  2. "A Little Bit of Riddim"
  3. "Life in the City"
  4. "Hey World (Remote Control Version)"
  5. "All I Want Is You"
  6. "Say Hey (I Love You)"
  7. "I Got Love for You"
  8. "Soundsystem"
  9. "Hey World (Don't Give Up Version)"
  10. "The Future"
  11. "High Low"
  12. "Nobody Right Nobody Wrong"
  13. "Have a Little Faith"
  14. "High Low [Acoustic Mix]" (Bonus Track)
  15. "Rude Boys Back in Town [News Flash Mix]" (Bonus Track)
  16. "Into the Sun [Dub Version]" (Bonus Track, only on vinyl and iTunes)



Chart (2008) Peak
Australian Albums (ARIA)[6] 18
Belgian Albums (Ultratop Flanders)[7] 40
Dutch Albums (MegaCharts)[8] 25
US Billboard 200[9] 39
US Independent Albums (Billboard)[10] 4
US Top Rock Albums (Billboard)[11] 13
US Top Tastemaker Albums (Billboard)[12] 6