07.19.10 Ben Harper in Portugal

by Kanuka

Ben Harper in Portugal

Ben Harper and Relentless 7 were in Portugal last Saturday. My God, it was such an amazing concert. The most wonderful and intense 2 hours of my life :D
It was the second time I saw him performing, the first one was in Optimus Alive Festival. It made me love even more his work and the message he passes. My favourite song is Sexual Healing, I know it's not an original song of Ben's, mas it's his cover that made me LOVE the song! The song has a special meaning for me and my best friend, in fact he has "Sexual Healing" tattooed in his body :'D We really really love to see Ben Harper performing this music, it would mean a lot to us. I don't know how can I make Ben Harper know about this request, but it would me another dream come true! :D
Anyway, there's no words for the concert here in Portugal, JUST PERFECT! LOVED IT.

07.13.10 New BHR7 album not coming out until march 2011

by kevin

Here is a video of Ben & R7 performing the new song 'Feel Love' at a recent concert. At the beginning of the performance Ben says that the new album 'Give Till It's Gone' is coming out in March 0f 2011. It was originally supposed to come out in the fall, so I guess we have to wait a little longer. Here is a link to the video:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t-M3PMN770w

I love this song! Hearing it makes the wait until March of next hear even harder. Oh well, I am sure it will be well worth the wait!

07.06.10 Ben Harper singing 'Never Tear Us Apart' on upcoming INXS album

by kevin

I had posted a while back that Ben would be singing 'Devil Inside' with INXS on their upcoming album, but according to this article he will now be singing 'Never Tear Us Apart'. I like the song 'Never Tear Us Apart' better than 'Devil Inside', but I want to hear both. Hopefully they will still release Ben's version of 'Devil Inside' as a bonus track or b-side. Here is the article & a link:

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http://www.triplem.com.au/sydney/music/news//blog/ben-harper-joins-inxs/...

Ben Harper Joins INXS
Chris E Leigh 7 July, 2010 - 10:50 AM

Ben Harper will be stepping in for the mighty Michael Hutchence on INXS' brand new, star-studded 'covers' album.

The band's first record in five years is a re-imagining of their classic hits with new arrangements and singers.

Harper was originally slated for INXS classic 'Devil Inside,' but Harper's heart-wrenching performance on 'Never Tear Us Apart' has been confirmed as the final cut to appear on the album, out later this year. more»