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Ben Folds’ Way to Normal pointed the way back to a few %*@#-ing Five-era successes

Ben Folds’ Way to Normal pointed the way back to a few %*@#-ing Five-era successes

Ben Folds’ ‘Way to Normal,’ released in September 2008, found him recalling past glories, even as he became ever more potty mouthed.

Ben Folds Five return to studio for first new full-length recording since 1999

A new tweet confirms that the Ben Folds Five are in the studio recording their first new full-length album since 1999. Folds, posting on his @BenFolds page, published a picture of the group at work on new music, with the message: “It’s happening fo sho. Day 1, in studio with Robert and Darren through March.”

One Track Mind: Ben Folds Five, "House" (2011)

Ben Folds, for all his blind-alley turns into jokes that go nowhere, retains a particular eye for the turn of phrase, for the precise word the opens your heart like a flower

Ben Folds – Speed Graphic (2003)

by Tom Johnson Ben Folds opened this EP (Speed Graphic refers to the camera seen on the sleeve) with the Cure’s “In Between Days.” While staying true to the Cure’s sound, he managed to inject an extra little dose of his hopeful optimism into the song: It’s just a quality of his soft, youthful voice that he always sounds optimistic,Read More

Ben Folds – Stems And Seeds (2009)

by Tom Johnson Remastering started with good intentions – make older music sound a little more modern – and has come full circle to the point that it’s now taking awful sounding modern releases and making them sound like the old vinyl masters that remastering was meant to improve.

Quickies: Todd Rundgren, Ben Folds, Jovino Santos Neto/Weber Iago

Quickies: Todd Rundgren, Ben Folds, Jovino Santos Neto/Weber Iago

There’s so many records just coming out that I’d love to cover but there’s only time for three at the moment; next week promises more. Two of these three are what we like to call “baby boomer bliss,” in that even though they’re new, they conjure up the spirit of rock from the time when the later boomers were inRead More

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