Entertainment Weekly (p.68) - "[T]he veteran rabble-rouser folds his political sermons inside uplifting reggae-fired funk..." -- Grade: A-
Uncut (p.84) - 3 stars out of 5 -- "Bombast is confined to the opening clutch of tracks....The rest is celebratory, even romantic..."
No Depression (p.122) - "[T[he music on YELL FIRE! fuses reggae, guitar rock, Latin dance rhythms, fierce rap lyrics, sweet pop melodies and much more into a kind of world music that deserves that name."
Audio Mixer: Brian Malouf.
Recording information: Anchor Studios, Kingston, CA; Glenwood Studios, Burbank, CA; Hyde Street Studios, SF, CA; Plant Studios, Sausalito, CA; Sugar Shack, SF, CA.
Photographers: Carla Swanson; Summer Preney; Franz Lustig; Tina Tainui; Wonder Knack; Michael Franti.