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Ben Harper and Charlie Musselwhite announce new album and UK Tour

January 25, 2018

GRAMMY-AWARD WINNERS BEN HARPER AND CHARLIE MUSSELWHITE ANNOUNCE NEW ALBUM
‘NO MERCY IN THIS LAND’
SET FOR RELEASE 30 MARCH ON ANTI- & AVAILABLE FOR PREORDER NOW
TITLE-TRACK OUT TODAY – HEAR IT NOW
UK TOUR ANNOUNCED
TICKETS ON SALE 26th JANUARY  
GRAMMY-Award winning, multiplatinum-selling artists BEN HARPER and CHARLIE MUSSELWHITE will collaborate once again for their new album ‘No Mercy in This Land’, due out on 30 March 2018.  ‘No Mercy in This Land’ is the first of new music from the pair since the 2013 release of their collaborative album ‘Get Up!’, which debuted at No. 1 on Billboard’s Blues Albums Chart and won a GRAMMY Award in 2014 for ‘Best Blues Album’. A musical expression of the kinship between the two, the album recounts both Ben and Charlie’s personal stories and adds to the sonic history of American struggle and survival.  ‘No Mercy in This Land’ is available for preorder now at www.NoMercyInThisLand.com and will include an IG download of the album’s title track, which is also available to stream.
LISTEN TO ALBUM’S TITLE TRACK ‘NO MERCY IN THIS LAND’ HERE
“Charlie Musselwhite is that very rare and hallowed place where blues past, present and future collide,” says Ben about his collaborator and friend. “He transforms notes into emotions that feel both hauntingly familiar and brand new, as if hearing them for the first time every time.  He is a living legend whose harmonica playing should be beamed into outer space to search for other life forms.”
“On stage or in the studio – working with Ben Harper holds the same excitement I experienced working with Chicago blues legends back in the day,” says Charlie.  “I think it is safe to say that Ben has reinvented the Blues in a great way: playing modern while preserving the feel. I am honored and privileged to be a participant in this project.”
WATCH AN EXCLUSIVE TRAILER FOR ‘NO MERCY IN THIS LAND’ HERE
Ben and Charlie will celebrate the album’s release on 30th March by kicking off an international tour that same evening in San Francisco, CA at the famed Fillmore before heading overseas for a string of European dates. The duo will make it to the UK in April to play three shows:
Tuesday 3 April – Oran Mor – Glasgow
Friday 6 April – Academy 2 – Manchester
Saturday 7 April – Shepherd’s Bush Empire – London
NO MERCY IN THIS LAND TRACKLISTING
1. When I Go
2. Bad Habits
3. Love And Trust
4. The Bottle Wins Again
5. Found The One
6. When Love Is Not Enough
7. Trust You To Dig My Grave
8. No Mercy In This Land
9. Movin’ On
10. Nothing At All
NO MERCY IN THIS LAND – DIGITAL DELUXE
*Includes 3 bonus tracks, bolded below 
1. When I Go
2. Bad Habits
3. Love And Trust
4. The Bottle Wins Again
5. Found The One
6. When Love Is Not Enough
7. Trust You To Dig My Grave
8. No Mercy In This Land
9. Movin’ On
10. Nothing At All
11. The Bottle Wins Again (Live at Machine Shop)
12.  Trust You To Dig My Grave (Live at Machine Shop)
13.  No Mercy In This Land (Live at Machine Shop)
PRE-ORDER FOR ‘NO MERCY IN THIS LAND’ IS AVAILABLE EVERYWHERE NOW
BEN HARPER: FACEBOOK | TWITTER | INSTAGRAM
CHARLIE MUSSELWHITE: FACEBOOK

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