08.25.10 Fistful of Mercy- 1st show & KCRW performance Aug. 26 & album on Oct. 5 followed by a tour

by kevin

Fistful of Mercy- 1st show & KCRW performance Aug. 26 & album on Oct. 5 followed by a tour

According to this, Fistful of Mercy will be playing their first show tomorrow (Aug. 26):


Easy Street Blog
Fistful of Mercy Debut Performance at WS Easy Street TOMORROW!
POSTED BY Rod ON Wed Aug 25, 12:03 PM

Fistful of Mercy is a new band featuring some very familiar names - Ben Harper, Joseph Arthur and Dhani Harrison, to be specific. We are thrilled to announce that Fistful of Mercy's first public performance will take place Thursday, August 26, at our West Seattle store at 7:30pm! Our West Seattle store is located at 4559 California Ave SW. This show is all-ages and FREE! Do not miss this one!


According to these sites, the debut album from Fistful Of Mercy will be released on October 5, and the band will be playing live on KCRW (http://www.kcrw.com/) tomorrow (Aug. 26) at 2 pm eastern time:


Ben Harper & Friends Introduce Fistful Of Mercy
By Johnny Firecloud
Wednesday, August 25, 2010 more»

08.23.10 Ben Harper & French singer Mylène Farmer have recorded a duet, it's the INXS song 'Never Tear Us Apart'

by kevin


"Indeed, the record company "Universal Music France has confirmed that Mylène Farmer has recorded a cover of Australian band, 'Never Tear Us Apart" with the American singer Ben Harper."

According to information listed on the net, the song is interpreted in both French and English, Mylene is the only French artist to sing on this album..."

Here is another link with some more info:


08.18.10 Luvs Ben

by Rhonda_Burke

Luvs Ben

I listen to disc 2 of Live from Mars every night...nothing better than Ben singing us to sleep --- luv u Ben ;)