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January 6, 2013 by Andrew Watt
Ben Harper is a regular visitor to Australia. This interview was conducted just before he toured here in solo mode in late 2012 and in March 2013 he’ll be back with a full band for Bluesfest.
AW: Last time you were here it was with Fistful Of Mercy, this time it is solo, and now you’ve been announced as doing Bluesfest with a full band. How important is it for you to keep changing things around to keep it interesting?
BH: For me it seems obvious and it’s vital. It seems like the natural thing for anybody whose made music for the length of time I have; it’s a necessity as much as something I want to do.
AW: You’ve got a lot of freedom to do that too. It’s not like you’ve been totally identified with being a member of a particular band like if you’d been in Radiohead or something! more»