03.16.10 Ben Harper on upcoming Robert Randolph album

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SOURCE: Warner Bros. Records
Mar 16, 2010 09:52 ETRobert Randolph's Highly Anticipated New Album "We Walk This Road" Set for Release This June on Warner Bros. Records
Album Produced by the Legendary T-Bone Burnett Features Appearances by ***BEN HARPER***, Leon Russell and Doyle Bramhall II
BURBANK, CA--(Marketwire - March 16, 2010) - "Since Robert Randolph's been making his joyful noise, the distance between heaven and Earth has measurably narrowed." -- Los Angeles Times more»

03.14.10 New Ben Harper & Relentless7 album, 'Give Till It's Gone, due this fall, features guests Ringo Starr & Jackson Browne

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Ben Harper Grabs Ringo Starr, Jackson Browne for New Relentless7 Album
3/23/10, 4:56 pm EST

Ben Harper and Relentless7 have just finished recording their follow-up to 2009’s White Lies For Dark Times. Titled Give Till It’s Gone, the self-produced album will be out in the fall and features some high-profile guests. “Not only are we excited about the songs, but Ringo Starr is playing on one of the songs and that’s just a huge deal for us. And Jackson Browne is singing in the background of one of the songs,” Harper told a handful of media during a Canadian teleconference. more»

02.24.10 Ben Harper sings 'Devil Inside' on upcoming INXS album

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INXS Recruit Brandon Flowers, Ben Harper to Cover Their Big Hits

For their first album in five years, INXS are “reimagining” their classic hits with different arrangements and singers, including Ben Harper, Rob Thomas and the Killers’ Brandon Flowers. The still-untitled release is slated for the fall.

” ‘Original Sin’ with Rob Thomas almost has a Cuban connection with some Spanish rap in it. That was really exciting,” drummer Jon Farris tells Rolling Stone, adding that Thomas also recorded a version of “Never Tear Us Apart.” He says many backing tracks were laid down in London with most of the London Symphony Orchestra, “So that is really rich and juicy and almost has a James Bond-y sort of rhythm bed along with that. So it was the juxtaposition of the classic and Sixties’ secret agent.” more»