Ben Harper and The Innocent Criminals
Burn To Shine
Virgin Records America
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2. The Woman In You
4. Two Hands Of A Prayer
5. Please Bleed
6. Suzie Blue
7. Steal My Kisses
8. Burn To Shine
9. Show Me A Little Shame
11. Beloved One
12. In The Lord’s Arms
The Innocent Criminals:
Ben Harper: Vocals, guitars
Juan Nelson: Bass
Dean Butterworth: Drums
David Leach: Percussion
Produced by JP Plunier
Recorded and mixed by Eric Sarafin
Assistant Engineer and additional recording: Dan Steinberg
Mixed at Sunset Sound and Alpha Studios with the assistance of Geoff Walcha and Steve Gamberoni
Mastered by Dave Collins
A&R: Andy Factor
Additional musicians: David Lindley: Banjo, mandolin, fiddle on "In The Lord's Arms"
Tyrone Donie: Keyboards on "The Woman In You" and "Show Me A Little Shame"
Eric Sarafin: Piano on "Beloved One" and harmonium on "To Hands Of A Prayer"
Nick Rich: Human beatbox on "Steal My Kisses"
Suzie Katayama: String arrangement & cello on "Beloved One"
Joel Derouin: First violin on "Beloved One"
Eve Butler: Second violin on "Beloved One"
Matthew Funes: Viola on "Beloved One"
Jon Clarke: oboe, English horn on "Beloved One"
The Real Time Jazz Band on "Suzie Blue"
David Firman: Bass
Jim Leigh: Trombone
Jim Bogen: Clarinet
Bruce Bishop: guitar
Richard Barnes, Washboard
Michael Fay: Banjo
All songs written by Ben Harper
Published by EMI Virgin Music, Inc./Innocent Criminal (ASCAP)
The line in Burn To Shine, "It's strange the things you learn from your mother, like the way to throw your head back when you're swallowing pills," is written by Terri Phillips, from her book of poetry entitled "If I Put My Hands Lightly Over Your Eyes"
Art Director: JP Plunier
Design: Mike King, Tom Dolan, and JP Plunier
Illustration: Mike King, band photos by eissenborn
And related instruments: Ben Elder