Ben Harper, mum release Mother's Day album

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Singer/songwriter Ben Harper will mark Mother's Day in May by celebrating the release of a new album he has recorded with his mum.

Ben and Ellen Harper have collaborated on new album Childhood Home, which will be released in the week leading up to the annual celebration of mums, which will be celebrated in both the US and Australia on Sunday May 11 this year.

The 10 original tracks about home and family life were written by Ellen and her famous son.

"My mom and I making a record together is something we have talked about doing for a very long time," Harper told Rolling Stone.