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Michael Franti: Hero of Hiphoprisy

Mark Rowland, Musician, January 1993

"ONE THING I try to do when I perform a song is go back to where I was in my mind when I wrote it," Michael Franti is saying, "That takes me to a different level. Sometimes the guys in the band get bored playing the same songs over and over, but I take myself to a different place. I'm reliving where I was when I wrote that song..."

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