11 May '11, 2pm

Biking with a Cello? Ben Sollee Ditches the Van: Kentucky musician Ben Sollee is going back on the road. That do...

Biking with a Cello? Ben Sollee Ditches the Van: Kentucky musician Ben Sollee is going back on the road. That do...

is going back on the road. That doesn't mean tour buses or even a step down, to a clunky old van. Ben is going on a bike. And he's a cellist. Should he have chosen a guitar (or just been a singer with a microphone)? This guy does things the hard way, apparently. Like his latest video for "Close To You ," a handmade effort filmed in one take with the help of more than 80 volunteers. Which is weirder, the bike, the cello, the video? Look and listen. Ben's 2011 Ditch the Van Tour will head out later this summer, when he and his band stop driving and flying and start biking their way from show to show. His newest album, released this week, is called "Inclusions ." The theme is "large, humanistic and universal," he says, about "how relationships influence us all whether intentional or not." Close To You from Ben Sollee on Vimeo . Ben describes his art as “classically influenced...

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