Ben Folds

Ben Folds

 

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Benjamin Scott Folds (born September 12, 1966) is an American singer-songwriter and record producer. From 1995 to 2000, Folds was the frontman and pianist of the alternative rock band Ben Folds Five. After the group temporarily disbanded, Folds performed as a solo artist and has toured all over the world. The group reunited in 2011. He has also collaborated with musicians such as William Shatner, Regina Spektor and "Weird Al" Yankovic and undertaken experimental songwriting projects with authors such as Nick Hornby and Neil Gaiman. In addition to contributing music to the soundtracks of the animated films Over the Hedge, and Hoodwinked!, Folds produced Amanda Palmer's first solo album and was a judge on the NBC a cappella singing contest The Sing-Off from 2009 to 2013.[1] He's currently employed as Artistic Advisor to the National Symphony Orchestra at the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C. [2]

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Such Great Heights
Song
Such Great Heights is a song by musical artist Ben Folds, released on September 29, 2017.
So There Piano/Vocal
Album
So There Piano/Vocal is an album by musical artist Ben Folds, released on September 8, 2017.
So There Piano/Vocal
Song
So There Piano/Vocal is a song by musical artist Ben Folds, released on September 8, 2017.
Live In Perth
Album
Live In Perth is an album by musical artist Ben Folds, released on April 22, 2017.

Photos - Ben Folds535

People Recently Photographed with Ben Folds1

Popular Albums26

Album Appearances & References29

Popular Songs17

Popular Live Albums3

Live Album Appearances & References2

Song Appearances & References9

Musical Groups5

Musical Group References2

Minor Film Appearances & References5

TV Shows5

Collaborators & Influencers23

Other Music-Related Relationships16

Personal & Professional Relationships1

Commercial & Non-Profit Relationships1

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Videos59

Spotify - Albums & Singles45

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Spotify - Appears On11

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Spotify - Top Tracks10

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

News Articles9

Ben Folds, Cake Team for Co-Headlining Summer Tour
  –  April 3, 2018
Cake singer John McCrea added, "We are very much looking forward to touring with Ben Folds. In a culture often conflicted about its relationship to melody, and songwriting generally, Ben continues unapologetically to provide melodic clarity and musicality.
Cake and Ben Folds Announce North American Tour
  –  April 2, 2018
The latter, with Ben Folds Five, became a hero to many future indie-rock fans and more alternative-minded singer-songwriter aficionados. No matter: They’ll be touring together, because certain members of a certain age group are likely to be responsive ...
Ben Folds
  –  March 23, 2018
Suzy Klein and Richard Coles with American singer-songwriter Ben Folds, Wayne Ingram who as soldier in Bosnia met and helped Stefan Savic, who was born with a facial cleft, the family who've lived in the same house for five generations, 12 year old ...
Ben Folds
  –  February 19, 2018
Acclaimed singer-songwriter-pianist Ben Folds has a chat to Jesse ahead of his show in Auckland tonight. He's on his Paper Airplane Request Tour and he'll tell us how he gets a rock concert feel with just his voice and a piano and about fans requesting ...
Justin Timberlake and Emmylou Harris announce Tulsa shows; Ben Folds to reunite with OKC Philharmonic
  –  January 19, 2018
Prices are set at $52.50 to $253. Ben Folds is planning a return engagement with the Oklahoma City Philharmonic in spring. The influential musician will perform May 1 with the orchestra at the Civic Center Music Hall, 201 N Walker. Alexander Mickelthwate ...
Cake and Ben Folds Announce North American Tour
  –  April 2, 2018
The latter, with Ben Folds Five, became a hero to many future indie-rock fans and more alternative-minded singer-songwriter aficionados. No matter: They’ll be touring together, because certain members of a certain age group are likely to be responsive ...
Ben Folds
  –  March 23, 2018
Suzy Klein and Richard Coles with American singer-songwriter Ben Folds, Wayne Ingram who as soldier in Bosnia met and helped Stefan Savic, who was born with a facial cleft, the family who've lived in the same house for five generations, 12 year old ...
Ben Folds
  –  February 19, 2018
Acclaimed singer-songwriter-pianist Ben Folds has a chat to Jesse ahead of his show in Auckland tonight. He's on his Paper Airplane Request Tour and he'll tell us how he gets a rock concert feel with just his voice and a piano and about fans requesting ...
Handpicked by Ben Folds!
  –  February 14, 2018
Use left arrow to rewind and right arrow to fast forward. This month, world-renowned U.S. songwriter and ivory tickler Ben Folds has been spending some time as Double J’s Artist in Residence. While he was here, we got him to come through and pick some ...

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