09.13.12 By My Side career-spanning retrospective to be released October 16
Ben has selected his favorite ballads for a career-spanning retrospective titled By My Side, to be released October 16 by Virgin/EMI. The collection, available in CD and digital formats, features 12 songs, including "Forever," "Diamonds On The Inside," and "Waiting On An Angel," and also introduces a new ballad, "Crazy Amazing," which is exclusive to this release. By My Side also includes a rare studio version of "Not Fire Not Ice," previously unreleased in the U.S..
He will headline his first-ever solo acoustic tour this fall, beginning September 26 in Ann Arbor, MI and continuing to several other major cities across North America before heading to New Zealand and Australia. An Acoustic Evening with Ben Harper will include his first headline performance at New York City's Carnegie Hall on October 10.
1. Forever (from Welcome To The Cruel World)
2. By My Side (from Fight For Your Mind)
3. Gold To Me (from Fight For Your Mind)
4. Diamonds On The Inside (from Diamonds On The Inside)
5. In The Colors (from Lifeline (with Innocent Criminals))
6. Beloved One (from Burn To Shine)
7. Not Fire Not Ice ** Studio version, previously unreleased in the U.S. **
8. Morning Yearning (from Both Sides Of The Gun)
9. Feel Love (from Give Till It's Gone)
10. Happy Everafter In Your Eyes (from Both Sides Of The Gun)
11. Waiting On An Angel (from Welcome To The Cruel World)
12. Crazy Amazing ** New song **