09.13.12 By My Side career-spanning retrospective to be released October 16

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.

Track List:

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 **

Comments/Reviews

ogtay's picture

No Vinyl Release

Need some vinyl for this one ...

redleader11's picture

Aaaaaaaaaaaand Ben's teasing

Aaaaaaaaaaaand Ben's teasing us with the cover...the worn LP cover, the classic 70's portrait!! :) Some vinyl would indeed be great!!

zachff's picture

Was just going to ask about

Was just going to ask about the vinyl release as well.

Bigbenfan1's picture

Please make some vinyl!

Huge Ben Harper fan. Huge fan of this new album by my side. Would love some vinyl for this album. I just got a record player and vinyl would be perfect. When will the vinyl album be released?