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Ben Folds Five on Tour 2013

Posted by Andy Cahn On May - 8 - 2013

Ben Folds Five continue their reunion with a major summer 2013 with Barenaked Ladies and Guster, and the new Ben Folds Five Live album in stores June 4th.

Check out the dates below the jump and click play to hear their interviews and live tracks from a 2012 NPR World Cafe session.

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Ben Folds Podcast 10

Posted by Andy Cahn On December - 21 - 2011

The series concludes with the story of “Army,” featuring its live performance from a 2008 one-off Ben Folds Five reunion show recorded for Myspace.  Remember Myspace?


In stores now from Legacy Recordings – Ben Folds: The Best Imitation of Myself – 3CD career spanning compilation includes hits, live tracks and rarities from his years with Ben Folds Five and as a solo artist. Also includes three brand new Ben Folds Five songs recorded earlier this year – “House,” “Tell Me What I Did” and “Stumblin Home Winter Blues.” More details are also online at benfolds.com.

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Ben Folds Podcast 9

Posted by Andy Cahn On December - 20 - 2011

“From Above” is one of Ben’s collaborations with the author Nick Hornby for their 2010 release, Lonely Avenue.


In stores now from Legacy Recordings – Ben Folds: The Best Imitation of Myself – 3CD career spanning compilation includes hits, live tracks and rarities from his years with Ben Folds Five and as a solo artist. Also includes three brand new Ben Folds Five songs recorded earlier this year – “House,” “Tell Me What I Did” and “Stumblin Home Winter Blues.” More details are also online at benfolds.com.

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Ben Folds Podcast 8

Posted by Andy Cahn On December - 19 - 2011

“There’s Always Someone Cooler Than You” is one of those sort-of rarities that is actually quite well known.  Instead of any official studio album, it came from  Sunny 16, a 2003 digital EP that was popular enough to hit #1 on the itunes sales chart.


In stores now from Legacy Recordings – Ben Folds: The Best Imitation of Myself – 3CD career spanning compilation includes hits, live tracks and rarities from his years with Ben Folds Five and as a solo artist. Also includes three brand new Ben Folds Five songs recorded earlier this year – “House,” “Tell Me What I Did” and “Stumblin Home Winter Blues.” More details are also online at benfolds.com.

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Ben Folds Podcast 7

Posted by Andy Cahn On December - 16 - 2011

“Rocking the Suburbs” as Ben’s thesis on how much of pop culture comes from the burbs, not the cities.


In stores now from Legacy Recordings – Ben Folds: The Best Imitation of Myself – 3CD career spanning compilation includes hits, live tracks and rarities from his years with Ben Folds Five and as a solo artist. Also includes three brand new Ben Folds Five songs recorded earlier this year – “House,” “Tell Me What I Did” and “Stumblin Home Winter Blues.” More details are also online at benfolds.com.

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Ben Folds Podcast 6

Posted by Andy Cahn On December - 15 - 2011

The interesting tale of “Landed” – the smash hit that never was and the big-budget Paul Buckmaster string arrangement.


In stores now from Legacy Recordings – Ben Folds: The Best Imitation of Myself – 3CD career spanning compilation includes hits, live tracks and rarities from his years with Ben Folds Five and as a solo artist. Also includes three brand new Ben Folds Five songs recorded earlier this year – “House,” “Tell Me What I Did” and “Stumblin Home Winter Blues.” More details are also online at benfolds.com.

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Ben Folds Podcast 5

Posted by Andy Cahn On December - 14 - 2011

The awesomeness of “Underground,” the breakthrough track from Ben Folds Five’s self-titled debut.


In stores now from Legacy Recordings – Ben Folds: The Best Imitation of Myself – 3CD career spanning compilation includes hits, live tracks and rarities from his years with Ben Folds Five and as a solo artist. Also includes three brand new Ben Folds Five songs recorded earlier this year – “House,” “Tell Me What I Did” and “Stumblin Home Winter Blues.” More details are also online at benfolds.com.

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Ben Folds Podcast 4

Posted by Andy Cahn On October - 24 - 2011

Ben remembers how the subtleties of “Brick,” his biggest hit with Ben Folds Five, were inspired by watching Neil Young perform when they opened for him on tour.


In stores now from Legacy Recordings – Ben Folds: The Best Imitation of Myself – 3CD career spanning compilation includes hits, live tracks and rarities from his years with Ben Folds Five and as a solo artist. Also includes three brand new Ben Folds Five songs recorded earlier this year – “House,” “Tell Me What I Did” and “Stumblin Home Winter Blues.” More details are also online at benfolds.com.

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Ben Folds Podcast 3

Posted by Andy Cahn On October - 20 - 2011

The third and final new Ben Folds Five track on the new compilation is “Stumblin’ Home Winter Blues”


In stores now from Legacy Recordings – Ben Folds: The Best Imitation of Myself – 3CD career spanning compilation includes hits, live tracks and rarities from his years with Ben Folds Five and as a solo artist. Also includes three brand new Ben Folds Five songs recorded earlier this year – “House,” “Tell Me What I Did” and “Stumblin Home Winter Blues.” More details are also online at benfolds.com.

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Ben Folds Podcast 2

Posted by Andy Cahn On October - 17 - 2011

Ben Folds discusses “Tell Me What I Did,” another brand-new Ben Folds Five track that the band actually played live in one of their final shows together in Spring 2000 at Scranton University.


In stores now from Legacy Recordings – Ben Folds: The Best Imitation of Myself – 3CD career spanning compilation includes hits, live tracks and rarities from his years with Ben Folds Five and as a solo artist. Also includes three brand new Ben Folds Five songs recorded earlier this year – “House,” “Tell Me What I Did” and “Stumblin Home Winter Blues.” More details are also online at benfolds.com.

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