Opinion on Indifference with Ben Harper

Just listened to the Vic show again, personally not a fan of him singing on Indifference in general. I just don't feel like it adds anything with having him sing, but he's friends with the band so I'm cool with it but just not really that into it.
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  • AndySlashAndySlash Posts: 3,119
    i like ben harper a lot. i don't like his singing on indifference, on any version i've heard.
  • LukinFanLukinFan Florida Posts: 27,462
    I love it
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  • lotsalemonlotsalemon Boston Posts: 2,539

    Not a fan.
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  • Love it - BH brings it anytime, anywhere with anyone! B-)
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  • pjsycopjsyco Wilmington, NCPosts: 624
    Could do without Ben Harper on this song. Never really been a fan of his music.
  • Indifference71Indifference71 ChicagoPosts: 13,114
    Not a fan at all. It kills the song for me.
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  • 2-feign-reluctance2-feign-reluctance Posts: 17,959
    edited May 2014
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  • iOnlyownMymindiOnlyownMymind Posts: 1,609
    Yes, his instrumental effort is a great addition on Red Mosquito but this thread is about his vocal delivery on Indifference.
  • Yes, his instrumental effort is a great addition on Red Mosquito but this thread is about his vocal delivery on Indifference.

    \:D/ Thank you Officer iOnlyownMymind for the citation.
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  • tempo_n_groovetempo_n_groove Posts: 18,060

    Yes, his instrumental effort is a great addition on Red Mosquito but this thread is about his vocal delivery on Indifference.

    \:D/ Thank you Officer iOnlyownMymind for the citation.
    C'mon, it was funny!^

    BH is awful on indifference. He can not find the harmony on that song. Not sure how anyone enjoys this. It sounds like he's tone deaf...

  • Dead Man WalkingDead Man Walking Toronto-ishPosts: 2,698
    No brainer. Keep him off the stage during Indifference.
  • jjflashjjflash Posts: 3,774
    Me like. Any collabo w/ Ben Harper = good stuff.
  • hedonisthedonist standing on the edge of foreverPosts: 19,530
    I've no idea when it took place, but I heard an absolutely gorgeous Indifference version by these two.

    I think it's the link that 2-feign posted up there though I can't check it out right now from work.

    Anyway, some people's trash can bring another to tears with its beauty.

    (one of many reasons I'm a proponent of the different strokes doctrine, since most things affecting the senses are incredibly subjective)

  • Fixed for all my fellow BH fans. :bz
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  • northerndragonnortherndragon somewhere, nowhere, anywherePosts: 9,649

    NOPE, NOPE, NOPE!
    BH wrecks that song on so many levels, it's like he's trying too hard to 'feel' the song.
    Just NOPE.
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  • PJForceofNaturePJForceofNature Posts: 3,087
    I really don't care for BH's singing on Indifference. I would much rather just hear Ed sing it.
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  • Hawk123Hawk123 Posts: 1,498
    I would rather have Ed sing it. The version at LA4 in 2009 is one of the worst. His "scream my lungs out" makes me cringe. I skip that song every time it comes on.
  • rummyrummy Ontario, CanadaPosts: 2,751
    Eddie should always sing it - no Ben Harper.

    And while were at it, perform it with the lights out!
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  • jlaustinjlaustin Ann Arbor, MIPosts: 2,352
    No BH on Indifference! Eddie and only Eddie Always.
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  • Listening to that video is as equally pleasing as listening to "Let the records play",



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  • oysterjaroysterjar NHPosts: 1,235
    The youtube video is horrible. Id rather never listen to that again.

    Wind this thing up.

  • NeilJamNeilJam Posts: 1,183
    Indifference now seems incomplete when I hear it without Ben singing too..
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  • DewieCoxDewieCox Posts: 9,767
    No BH here....I like quite a bit if his stuff, but he just oversings the crap out of Indiference, song with alpt of his own music.
  • Kearn5yKearn5y IrelandPosts: 1,406
    Its shit. Hate when he sings on it. Usually skip to the next track if its not the last song
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  • NamiNami NewfoundlandPosts: 5,720
    we watching the same thing? cause that was awesome....
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  • marilormarilor St Etienne, FrancePosts: 618
    I love the version with BH. It gives me chills each time i listen it
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  • Spiritual_ChaosSpiritual_Chaos Posts: 12,316
    On the Vic show he sings it in a way so that he is completely out of sync with the audience. Sucks.
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  • Dead Man WalkingDead Man Walking Toronto-ishPosts: 2,698
    This thread would have been much better with a poll.
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