Ben Harper and Relentless7 - "Fly One Time" video + Conan, Austin City Limits

Ben Harper and Relentless7

The new video for Ben Harper and Relentless7's track "Fly One Time" debuted July 8th on AOL Music's homepage and AOL's

The video features clips of amazing footage depicting the highs and lows of life through the eyes of incredible athletes and humanitarians.

Professional Cyclist Lance Armstrong, Pro-Big Wave Surfers Laird Hamilton and Dave Kallama, Pro-Skater Christian Hosoi, Sport Climber Lynn Hill, Tightrope Walker Nick Wallenda, Olympian Jesse Owens and spiritual leader, the Dalai Llama are all featured.

The video for "Fly One Time" also premiered internationally in Italy on MTV on July 8th and on Sympatico/MSN in Canada on July 20th. MSN in France and in Germany will premiere the video in the coming weeks.

Ben Harper and Relentless7 will also perform the new single on the Tonight Show with Conan O'Brien on Friday, July 31, 2009.

Ben Harper and Relentless7 are in the midst of a world tour supporting their new album 'White Lies For Dark Times', which was released on May 5th and debuted at No. 9 on Billboard's Top 200 Chart.

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This marks Ben Harper's 3rd consecutive Top 10 Billboard debut.

In addition, the album reached the top 10 charts in France (#6), Italy (#7) and Switzerland (#7).

The press is raving about the new album:

The Associated Press gives the album an "A," calling it "another superb collection" while USA Today says "Harper revisits his blues-rock roots with renewed energy." 'White Lies For Dark Times' is a "Critics Choice" at People Magazine and Spin dubbed it "an impressive array of American music, ranging from muddy blues to eerie folk to Hendrixian wah-wah."

Ben Harper and Relentless7's energetic live performance is the heart of the band. On April 22nd, they performed to over 100,000 fans at the Piazza del Popolo in Rome, Italy for the Nat Geo Earth Day Festival. The entire set also aired live on the internet for fans across the globe to watch. The band brought the same energy to Manchester, Tennessee in June where they rocked an overflowing tent with an explosive set at Bonnaroo 2009.

The band is scheduled to perform at festivals across the country and abroad including Mile High, Fuji Rock, Lollapalooza and Austin City Limits Music Festival.

Fans can also look forward to a legendary Austin City Limits television performance to air in October on PBS.

Ben Harper 2009 Festival tour dates:

(Dates and information subject to change.)

July 9 Ottawa, ON CAN Cicsco Ottawa Bluesfest
July 11 Masontown, WV All Good Festival
July 12 Montreal, QC CAN Montreal Jazz Festival
July 18 Commerce City, CO Mile High Music Festival
July 25 Niigata, JPN Fuji Rock Festival
July 26 Burnaby, BC CAN Virgin Festival
Aug 8 Chicago, IL Lollapalooza
Sept 20 Tempe, AZ Fall Frenzy
Oct 4 Austin, TX Austin City Limits Music Festival

Photo credit: Danny Clinch

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