Listen: Fistful of Mercy's 'As I Call You Down'

Check out the new album by from Ben Harper, Dhani Harrison and Joseph Arthur before its October 5th release

October 4, 2010 7:52 PM ET

Click to listen to Fistful Of Mercy's As I Call You Down.

We've already introduced you to the new supergroup Fistful of Mercy and took you behind the scenes of their new single "Father's Son". Now Rolling Stone has Ben Harper, Dhani Harrison and Joseph Arthur's entire debut album As I Call You Down streaming here before its release next Tuesday, October 5th. Listen to the LP above, and check out Fistful of Mercy on tour starting November 9th in Seattle. (Full dates here.)

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