07.02.12 Ben Harper Teams Up With Rickie Lee Jones for New Cover Album
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By Katie King
Ben Harper Teams Up With Rickie Lee Jones for New Cover Album
Grammy-winning recording veteran Rickie Lee Jones has teamed up with Ben Harper on her new album of covers.
Titled The Devil You Know, Harper produced the album in its entirety, in addition to supplying one of the covers Jones reworked for it. This is not the first time the pair has worked together, as Harper contributed vocals to a track off her last album, 2009’s Balm in Gilead.
The Devil You Know is due out Aug. 28 through Concord Records. You can check out the tracklist below.
1. Sympathy for the Devil (by Mick Jagger, Keith Richards)
2. Masterpiece (by Ben Harper)
3. The Weight (by Robbie Robertson)
4. St. James Infirmary (traditional folksong)
5. Comfort You (by Van Morrison)
6. Reason to Believe (by Tim Hardin)
7. Play With Fire (by Mick Jagger, Keith Richards, William Wyman, Robert Charles Watts, Brian Jones)
8. Seems Like a Long Time (by Theodore Anderson)
9. Catch the Wind (by Donovan Leitch)
Rickie Lee Jones has teamed with (longtime fan) Ben Harper for her upcoming album The Devil You Know. Produced by Harper, Jones calls the project a "simple, surprising" album of covers.