09.11.13 Jack Johnson's new album featuring Ben is streaming on iTunes

by kevin

Jack Johnson's new album featuring Ben is streaming on iTunes

For a limited time iTunes is a streaming a video that plays Jack Johnson's upcoming album "From Here To Now To You" in its entirety. The video features studio footage and shots of Jack's surroundings in Hawaii. You can hear the song 'Change' which features Ben on weissenborn & vocals, and watch footage of Ben & Jack recording the song. 'Change' starts around 35 minutes into the video. Here's the link to check it out:

https://itunes.apple.com/us/artist/jack-johnson/id909253

09.11.13 Interview from The Austin Chronicle

by kevin

Interview from The Austin Chronicle

Here's the link to a recent interview with Ben from The Austin Chronicle:

http://www.austinchronicle.com/blogs/music/2013-09-10/ben-harper-and-cha...

09.11.13 Esquire Magazine calls Ben's cover of 'Crazy Love' one of the best songs of September

by kevin

Esquire Magazine calls Ben's cover of 'Crazy Love' one of the best songs of September

Ben's cover of the classic Van Morrison song 'Crazy Love' was named one of the best songs of September by Esquire Magazine. Here's the link:

http://www.esquire.com/blogs/culture/best-songs-september-2013

& here is their quote about the song:

"Because your money goes to Sweet Relief, who help musicians in need of medical care. And because this suggests a whole album of Ben Harper singing Van Morrison might not be a bad idea at all."

Photo Credit: Marco Franchina from http://publicity.vanguardrecords.com/?page_id=4893