SG: History

Blogads




MP3: New Foals "Orient," G.e.R.M. remix
MP3: New Kaiser Cartel "Ready to Go"
Beyond Earth Day: Great Wines for Sustainability
Bannos Rolling Back Prices to Celebrate Heaven on Seven's 30th
LOLLA 2010: Gaga, Strokes, Arcade Fire, Devo, Mavis Staples, Erykah Badu, Phoenix, MGMT, XX, Hot Chip, Jimmy Cliff...
Longman & Eagle Brunch Debuting New Cocktails
Can You Taste the Blood in Your Mouth?
Fun with Words ... Really?
Remember When Music Was Exciting?
Details Names Paul Kahan's Salsa Best in U.S.



May 2010
April 2010
March 2010
February 2010
January 2010
October 2009
September 2009
August 2009
July 2009
May 2009


Subscribe: Feed


SG Blogs



Terms & Conditions
Powered by Streetunes
JUNE 13, 2007
Ben Harper Duets With Rising Brazilian Singer Vanessa da Mata

In preparation for my interview tomorrow with Ben Harper (my third time talking to the roots rocker), I stumbled across a forum post talking about Ben's duet with Brazilian chanteuse Vanessa da Mata for the song "Boa Sorte/Good Luck" on her album that is available as an import on Amazon. While I don't know anything about Vanessa, I do know that Ben's a great judge of character and knows talent. The song, as far as I know, doesn't have a release date for the US, but here's music set to a photo montage. It's truly a captivating and beautiful track. The pair harmonize well together and Ben's Weissenborn playing is, as always, magic. And as long as I'm talking about Ben, he had a Jimi moment last night, performing an instrumental version of the "Star Spangled Banner" at game three of the NBA Finals. Watch that too -- and I dare you to not get chills.

| | Comments (4) | TrackBack (0)

Comments

Candice

Hey, I came across your site as I was searching for blogs or music dealing with Ben Harper. He is guest on our show tomorrow and we are seeking text/video comment questions. Please take a minute to submit something.

Ben Harper fan, ABC News wants to hear from you! Send in your video questions for the singer/songwriter and see if Ben answers them on “What’s the Buzz” Thursday June 21st.

http://abcnews.go.com/Entertainment/BeSeenBeHeard/story?id=3283856

tihopilik

Hi

I can't be bothered with anything these days, but shrug. I just don't have anything to say recently.


G'night






Charles

Vanessa da Mata is a great new singer and they have a great chemistry, Here is the link for the "official" clip:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y8dQP5srrGk&mode=related&search=

Kaatrien

I love this song!

The comments to this entry are closed.





Email: ari@somethingglorious.com
Subscribe: Feed

Copyright © 2006 Something Glorious. All rights reserved.
Designed by Dru Jennett.