Love Kamikaze: The Lost Sex Singles & Collectors' Remixes

Love Kamikaze: The Lost Sex Singles & Collectors' Remixes

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by Michael Franti
     
 
Love Kamikaze: The Lost Sex Singles & Collectors' Remixes is an odds and ends compilation that finds Michael Franti more concerned with matters of the flesh as opposed to matters of state. Not that politics are ever far from Franti's mind, but this time he turns his observations towards interpersonal relationships. Not all the songs are actually about sex

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Love Kamikaze: The Lost Sex Singles & Collectors' Remixes is an odds and ends compilation that finds Michael Franti more concerned with matters of the flesh as opposed to matters of state. Not that politics are ever far from Franti's mind, but this time he turns his observations towards interpersonal relationships. Not all the songs are actually about sex (although there's a decidedly "Let's get it on" vibe throughout most of it) and this album is about equal parts contemporary R&B and hip-hop with a nice bossa nova as the leadoff track. Since many of these tracks were recorded for other albums and simply didn't fit, it's somewhat surprising how well this album flows given the time span involved. There are some excellent productions and beats on-board, and the prevalence of Fender Rhodes and strings on the tracks really holds the album together nicely. Since leaving Capitol, Franti has really been expanding on both his own personal sound as well as Spearhead's. Love Kamikaze is another new chapter in their expanding book.

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Release Date:
08/30/2005
Label:
Liberation Music Oz
UPC:
9325583028168
catalogNumber:
7153
Rank:
42794

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Love Kamikaze: The Lost Sex Singles & Collectors' Remixes 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Love this album, but buy it from Michael Franti's website, it costs half as much.