09.01.10 Fistful of Mercy Biography

by kevin

Fistful of Mercy Biography


Fistful of Mercy Biography

Joseph Arthur (Vocals, Guitar, Bass, Organ) / Ben Harper (Vocals, Guitar) /

Dhani Harrison (Vocals, Guitar, Keyboards, Bass)

As I Call You Down

There’s a song called “With Whom You Belong” on Fistful of Mercy’s debut album

that sums up the simple, but affecting sentiment behind As I Call You Down — a

nine-song collaboration among musicians Joseph Arthur, Ben Harper, and Dhani

Harrison. A stellar tune that plays out between heartily strummed acoustic guitars

and exquisite three-part harmonies, “With Whom You Belong” is about friendship,

and, fittingly, it closes out the album. “While we were making the record, we all

became good friends,” Arthur says. “The album is the culmination of those


Spend time around these three and their easy camaraderie is readily

apparent. They banter like brothers and finish each other’s sentences. The album

they’ve made together under the moniker Fistful of Mercy is shot through with

that engaging chemistry. Deeply melodic and willfully groovy (thanks, in part, to more»

08.31.10 Fistful of Mercy - As I Call You Down *Album Cover*

by kevin

Fistful of Mercy - As I Call You Down *Album Cover*

08.31.10 Slow Down Lord (from KCRW sessions) MP3

by zachff

I was listening/watching to the KCRW Fistful of Mercy performance all day at work today, and the song "Slow Down Lord" (my name, not theirs) was my favorite of the bunch.

I was able to rip the audio from the performance for this song, and I uploaded it here:

Gavin, if this is violating any BH.net policies let me know and I'll remove the link.

In the meantime, enjoy BH fans!