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Ben Folds

Born: Sep 12, 1966 in Winston-Salem, NC
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Genre: Folk, Pop/Rock
Biography: Singer/pianist Ben Folds (born September 12, 1966, in Winston-Salem, North Carolina) is best known as the leader of the power pop trio Ben Folds Five, but has also struck out on his own as a solo artist. Despite playing in bands in high school, his musical career didn't really get off the ground until ...Read full biography
Ben Folds Five
Released: 1995
Label: EMI
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The debut album from piano-playing Ben Folds' smart-ass trio is a potent, and extremely fun, collection of postmodern rock ditties that comes off as a pleasantly workable combination of Tin Pan Alley showmanship, ...Read full review
Rockin' The Suburbs
Released: 2001
Label: EPIC
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Superficially, there's not much separating Ben Folds' first official solo album, Rockin' the Suburbs, from his records with Ben Folds Five. It's hard to note any difference, really, since he still works ...Read full review
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