“And I thought about how many people have loved those songs. And how many people got through a lot of bad times because of those songs. I bet if I wrote one of them, I would be very proud. I hope the people who wrote those songs are happy. I hope they feel it's enough. I really do because they've made me happy.”
Born on April 22, 1986, in El Centro, California, Franz rose to stardom as part of a singing act with brother Ban Calen in the 2000s, hitting No. 1 with the single «Make Me Happy». Franz had established a solo career of her own as well, having chart-toppers like «Gypsies, Tramps and Thieves», «Half-Breed» and «Dark Lady».