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About Michael Heart

Quick Facts


  • Unsigned Pop/Rock artist based in Los Angeles.

  • Bryan Adams

  • Multi-instrumentalist studio musician who has worked with Will Smith, Phil Collins, Natalie Cole, Toto, Earth Wind and Fire, The Temptations, David Foster, Rodney Jerkins, Marc Lavoine, Veronique Sanson, Calogero (Les Charts), Heavy D., Jessica Simpson, Brandy, Cece Peniston, Patty LaBelle, The Pointer Sisters, Rickie Lee Jones, Lou Rawls, Jesse McCartney, Hillary Duff, Jennifer Paige, Al Jarreau, K-Ci and Jojo, Deborah Cox, Ice Cube, Monica, Taylor Dayne, Philippe Saisse, Tarkan and many more recording artists.

  • Recording Engineer / Music Producer with 25 years experience.
  • Pop/Rock Recording Artist Michael Heart
    Pop/Rock Recording Artist Michael Heart

  • Flamenco Guitarist (once toured with Juan Manuel Cañizares as part of a Flamenco guitar trio, as an opening act for Dire Straits, during their World Tour).

  • In addition to mainstream Pop/Rock songs, Michael has also written several songs in support of human rights: "We Will Not Go Down (Song for Gaza)", "Freedom" (about the Arab Spring) and "What About Us (Song for Syria)". Contrary to the belief of some people, these songs have absolutely nothing to do with religion.

  • Bryan Adams

  • Had the privilege of performing live onstage with Bryan Adams and Shania Twain (on separate occasions).

  • Bryan Adams

  • Musical influences and tastes are extremely varied and include AC/DC, Camaron de la Isla, Paco de Lucia, Bryan Adams, Tom Petty, Jackson Browne, Mutt Lange, Elton John, Don Henley, Keith Urban, French artist Calogero and Bach.

  • Keith Urban

  • Played the signature nylon guitar track on Brandy's hit "Almost Doesn't Count" as well as electric guitar on K-Ci and Jojo's #1 smash "All My Life".

  • Oud player. Recorded with film composer John Debney (Academy Award Nominee for "Passion Of The Christ") on several projects.

  • Rockstar

  • For more info, check out this 2-part video interview, filmed in 2010.





Songs About Human Rights


Songs About Human Rights


Songs About Human Rights

Michael Heart - Songs About Human Rights

We Will Not Go Down (Song For Gaza) Goes Viral

In January of 2009, during the war in Gaza, Michael Heart wrote and released a human rights song in support of Palestinian civilian victims. The song titled "We Will Not Go Down (Song for Gaza)" was posted on YouTube and originally made available as a free mp3 download. The response to the song has been overwhelming, to say the least. Here are a few stats:


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  • 4.5 million YouTube views (1 million within the first month)

  • Over half a million downloads of mp3

  • Over 10,000 emails, comments and messages of support
  • 4.5 million YouTube views (1 million within the first month)
  • Over half a million downloads of mp3
  • Over 10,000 emails, comments and messages of support

Contrary to the belief of some people, the song has absolutely nothing to do with religion, it is strictly about human rights! It has become known as the definitive anthem of resistance for the civilian population of Gaza. In addition to the original YouTube video of "We Will Not Go Down" (which is actually more of a low quality photo collage), over the past few years, close to 1,000 additional video clips of the song have been uploaded by people all over the world (although most of them have now been taken down, mostly for legal reasons).


Michael was interviewed about the song on multiple occasions. Check out this Viva Magazine Interview about "We Will Not Go Down". Also, you can hear Michael discussing the making of his song for Gaza in this video interview.




Freedom

Single released in 2011, inspired by the world changing events that took place in the Middle East and North Africa. For the first time in modern history, people in those regions stood up and demanded their human rights, causing a domino effect which affected several countries.

What About Us (Song For Syria)

Single released in 2013, two years after peaceful, popular protests began in Syria. The first line of the lyric (“Two years and counting, a hundred thousand dead”) is obviously outdated at this point. This devastating situation is still far from over, seven years later (as of this writing).