When not reforming bands, judging a cappella groups on TV, or collaborating with Nick Hornby, Ben Folds somehow found time to not only look back on his entire career, but also sit down with PopMatters to tell us all about it ...
Erin Lyndal MartinMusic
04 Dec 2011
Collaborating with friend and literary hero Nick Hornby, Ben Folds has taken a break from his schedule of reality-TV shows, production of a capella albums, and recording with classical piano prodigies to discuss every angle of Lonely Avenue, his latest work ...
28 Sep 2010
The education that begins today and continues long after the guitars have gone quiet.
05 Jun 2007
It's unclear whether or not Ben Folds' routine is a warning about the misuse of drugs. If it is, it's clearly falling on deaf ears.
18 Jul 2006
For most of his career, Ben Folds has thrived on examining those things that needle and surprise us from within -- even in his fictional narratives, you can sense very real experiences whispering from the shadows. Beneath the versatile Tin Pan Alley flourishes and Randy Newmanesque pop sheen of his songs, Folds's attitude ranges from heartfelt to smirking to unforgiving (sometimes all three at once).
10 Sep 2001
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