Thursday, June 09, 2011

The Sound of Sunshine

Music is inspiring. Music is healing. Music brings energy and happiness. If you feel that all of these are true and you enjoy a little bit of reggae mixed with a jazz sound, thrown in with a bit of folk and rock beat with a hint of rap, then you must listen to the uplifting musical soup of Michael Franti & SpearheadCaution: you may feel the need to jump up and get moving!


Making a difference figures prominently for Michael Franti, not only in his music. Michael is an advocate for peace, stopping violence, and an artist with a conscience. When I read this about him it made me stop and think. As parents, neighbors and just as human beings we should live with a conscience and strive for peace and understanding. If we raise our children to be selfless and treat others with care and compassion, our world might be just a little bit closer to peace for all. What a wonderful thought.

The Sound of Sunshine is Michael Franti & Spearhead's newest album, full of lots of sounds for your ears to chew on.   This is perfect listening for outside summer activities as well as getting the kids moving around the house.  

Would you like to win your very own copy of The Sound of Sunshine?  Here's how!

The giveaway portion of this post is now CLOSED.  Thanks to everyone who entered!
Congrats to our winner... rubymoonstone!

Just follow these rules to enter the giveaway.  Be sure to leave your email in your comments if it isn't in your profile so we can find you if you win.  Thanks!  

MANDATORY ENTRY
*1) Leave a comment on this post and tell us why you'd like to win.  Easy!

EARN EXTRA ENTRIES, complete as many or as few as you like:
*2)  Like @MichaelFranti on Twitter.  Leave a comment and include your twitter name. 
*3)  Follow @ArtsyChaos on Twitter.  Leave a comment and include your twitter name.
*4)  Like Michael Franti on Facebook.  Leave a comment with your facebook name (first name, last initial). 
*5)  Like the Artsy Chaos Facebook fan page.  Leave a comment and include your facebook name.
*6)  Follow Artsy Chaos with Google Friend Connect (in the right sidebar--->).  Let us know you follow.
*7)  Tweet this giveaway.  Leave the URL to your tweet!  You can tweet once daily if you'd like, just come back and leave a comment to let us know.  Or, if you'd prefer, share on facebook or another social networking site. Just leave the URL in a comment and let us know (once daily).

Sample tweet:
#WIN @MichaelFranti & Spearhead's newest Album http://t.co/mCAuR5K #giveaway #music

Good luck to everyone who enters!
Giveaway ends June23, 2011 at 11:59 pm MST.  Be sure to leave your email or  have it in your blogger profile so we can find you if you win.  Open to the US only, 18+.  Winner will be selected by a true random generator.  Winner must respond to winning email in 48  hours or a new winner will be selected. If you have previously won this product in another contest, you are not eligible to win again.  No compensation was received for this article and all opinions are honest and unbiased.  Your experience may differ.  Thank you to EMI for providing product(s) free of charge for review and the giveaway prize(s).  Facebook and/or Twitter are in no way associated with this giveaway promo.

40 comments:



Cecil County Couponers said...

Always love finding new-to-me music to expand my ever so mixed up collection!



Cecil County Couponers said...

Folloiwing Michael on Twitter - CecilCouponing



Cecil County Couponers said...

Following Artsy Chaos in Twitter - CecilCouponing



Cecil County Couponers said...

Following Artsy Chaos on Facebook - CecilCountyCouponing



Cecil County Couponers said...

I follow you on Google Friend Connect!



Cecil County Couponers said...

Finally, I tweeted about the contest!



Dealsfan32 said...

I would love to win because I like this music
nclaudia 25 (at) yahoo (dot) com



Dealsfan32 said...

I Like @MichaelFranti on Twitter (@dealsfan32)
nclaudia 25 (at) yahoo (dot) com



Dealsfan32 said...

I follow @MichaelFranti on Twitter (@dealsfan32)
nclaudia 25 (at) yahoo (dot) com



Dealsfan32 said...

I Follow @ArtsyChaos on Twitter (@dealsfan32)
nclaudia 25 (at) yahoo (dot) com



Dealsfan32 said...

I Like Michael Franti on Facebook (claudia n)
nclaudia 25 (at) yahoo (dot) com



Dealsfan32 said...

I Like the Artsy Chaos Facebook fan page (claudia n)
nclaudia 25 (at) yahoo (dot) com



Dealsfan32 said...

tweeted
http://twitter.com/#!/Dealsfan32/status/80511720031928320



Dealsfan32 said...

I follow you via Google Friends Connect
nclaudia 25 (at) yahoo (dot) com



Tanya said...

would love to have some new music for car rides to the beach this summer!



Tanya said...

Just tweeted about the contest Misty_T on twitter!



Tanya said...

Now following MichaelFranti on twitter....Misty_t on twitter!



Tanya said...

Now following Artsy Chaos on twitter! misty_t on twitter!



Tanya said...

Liked Michael Franti on facebook- Tanya M



Tanya said...

Liked Artsy Chaos on FB- Tanya M



silverspurs101 said...

my son does equestrian vaulting and I think this would be awesome music for him to practice and do routines to ~~ silverspurs101 at hotmail dot com



silverspurs101 said...

I like on Twitter ~~ @reiningbee_1 ~~ silverspurs101 at hotmail dot com



silverspurs101 said...

like @artsy on Twitter ~~ @reiningbee_1 ~~ silverspurs101 at hotmail dot com



silverspurs101 said...

i like Michael Franti on FB ~~ Barbara B ~~ silverspurs101 at hotmail dot com



silverspurs101 said...

i like Artsy Chaos on FB ~~ Barbara Brooks ~~ silverspurs101 at hotmail dot com



silverspurs101 said...

follow on GFC ~~ silverspurs101 at hotmail dot com



silverspurs101 said...

i tweeted ~~ http://t.co/PLBRNyb ~~ silverspurs101 at hotmail dot com



plainoldsarah said...

i need motivation to get up and get moving.



pink flip flops said...

I'd love to share this positive album with my kids. Have heard wonderful things about Michael Franti.

rubymoonstone at gmail dot com



pink flip flops said...

Follow MF on Twitter
@hopscotchlime

rubymoonstone at gmail dot com



pink flip flops said...

Follow Wendy AC on Twitter
@hopscotchlime

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pink flip flops said...

Follow AC with Google Connect
Lucky Brown



rubymoonstone at gmail dot com



pink flip flops said...

Like MF on Facebook
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rubymoonstone at gmail dot com



pink flip flops said...

Follow AC on Facebook
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lisa said...

Would love to win this great cd!



lisa said...

Like @MichaelFranti on Twitter MONKEYMOM8105



lisa said...

Like Michael Franti on Facebook Lisa W.



lisa said...

Follow Artsy Chaos with Google Friend Connect LisaMarie



lisa said...

Follow @ArtsyChaos on Twitter MONKEYMOM8105



Little Miss Sunshine said...

This sounds really fun! I love random music!
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