New Records (week of 5/6/14)

This week we're treated to yet another new record from Ben Harper. Last year he teamed up with Charlie Musselwhite and delivered an amazing blues record and this time around he's teaming up with his mother. Just in time for Mother's Day, Ben and Ellen Harper release an album inspired by their "Childhood Home" and associated times.

It's a beautiful, touching record and an instant purchase amongst some good new releases this week. I don't really like describing music so I'll quote the artist's website:

Landing the week before Mother’s Day, the ten songs on Childhood Home, six written by Ben and four written by Ellen, explore the intricacies of family life with honesty and generous intimacy.
Childhood Home
By Ben Harper, Ellen Harper