Relentless7: Jordan Richardson (drummer)

drummer Jordan Richardson

Jordan Richardson began his dynamic and diverse drumming life at the young age of 3. In lieu of bedtime stories his father would give him a nightly drum lesson which introduced Jordan to various styles and stickings. Mirroring his father’s lead, Jordan would repeat the lines, often times with opposite stickings, which would eventually lead to his own unique style. Stemming from a musical background Jordan fell in love with the styles of every drummer imaginable. From the hard swing of Tony Williams and intense soul of James Gadson to the swing conscience rock of John Bonham and foot pounding pocket of J.R. Robinson, Jordan’s influences run the gambit of popular music’s finest stickmen with always the focus on body-moving groove being the common thread.

Jordan Richardson studied jazz at Texas Christian University under Kurt Wilson and simultaneously toured North America with many different Texas based indie rock bands. In 2005, he made the move to Los Angeles, becoming one of the top call session drummers in short time.
He was asked to join Ben Harper’s new rock outfit, RELENTLESS7 in the summer of 2008. The band’s debut record, “White Lies For Dark Times” will be released on May 5, 2009 (Capitol Music Group). Be sure to catch him on the road for most of 2009 with Relentless7. When not on the road, Jordan plays, produces and engineers at his home studio, and when on the road, Jordan enjoys all varieties of turkey sandwiches.

Album: White Lies For Dark Times

Ben harper album: white lies for dark times


01. Number With No Name
02. Up To You Now
03. Shimmer And Shine
04. Lay There And Hate Me
05. Why Must You Always Dress In Black
06. Skin Thin
07. Fly One Time
08. Keep It Together (So I Can Fall Apart)
09. Boots Like These
10. The Word Suicide
11. Faithfully Remain

white lies for dark times

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Lyrics: Shimmer And Shine

(White Lies For Dark Times)

It takes a hundred miles of love
To heal a mile of pain
I never say goodbye to the scene
And I never blow out a flame
And I got

White lies for dark times and I don’t need your crutch
I’m kicking out stained glass windows and I’m
Tender to the touch

Shimmer and shine
We leave it all behind
Shimmer and shine
When you tell me that you’re mine
Shimmer and shine, shimmer and shine

Bring me the music for the revolution
It puts my mind at ease, to know
We’re the problem, we’re the solution
The cure and the disease
But life is trying to force me
Force me to trust
I’ve done all I can
I do what I must

Shimmer and shine
We leave it all behind
Shimmer and shine
When you tell me that you’re mine


Shimmer and shine
We leave it all behind
Shimmer and shine
When you tell me that you’re mine
Shimmer and shine, shimmer and shine bus + ticket (Le Printemps de Bourges)

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ben harper relentless7 printemps de bourges

Ben Harper & Relentless7 au Printemps de Bourges propose un package pour le printemps de Bourges:
BUS + TICKET 1 JOUR (mardi 21 avril au Phénix) et vous proposent une réduction spéciale !

Ce package comprend l’aller/retour en autocar au départ de 2 grandes villes de France(Orléans ou Paris), la présence d’un coordinateur, le ticket pour 1 soir au Phénix.

Le transport s’effectue dans des autocars de grand tourisme de moins de 6 ans, 2** ou équivalent possédant la climatisation, le chauffage, sièges inclinables, vidéo, etc. Le(s) chauffeur(s) fera plusieurs arrêts le long de la route pour faire monter des festivaliers mais aussi pour respecter la réglementation sociale des chauffeurs (un chauffeur doit s’arrêter au moins 45min pour 4h30 de conduite) et également pour s’alimenter et faire des pauses “nécessaires”. La plupart des autocars sont équipés de toilettes.


Pas d’hébergement

Un coordinateur est présent dans chaque autocar pour assurer un rôle logistique mais aussi pour distribuer des infos et peut être des surprises venant de nos partenaires !


Le ticket d’entrée est celui du Phénix.


Arrivée sur le site en fin d’après midi
Ouverture des portes à 17h30. 1er concert à 19h00.
Fin des concerts à 22h40. Départ du car vers 23h00.
Arrivée sur Paris vers 3-4h00 du matin.


5€ de réduction sera offert à toux ceux qui utiliseront le code promotionnel suivant:
celui ci est à préciser lors du processus de commande