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Old 10-26-2008, 03:12 PM   #1
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Ben Folds - Way To Normal

Released Sept. 30, 2008.

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Ben Folds is best known as a solo artist and as the front-man pianist of Ben Folds Five. He is celebrated for a sound that bridges the worlds of Jazz and Power Rock. Consistently touring, Ben Folds has earned a reputation for his wit, musicality, and energetic live shows. With songs like 'Hiroshima' (which recounts his falling of the stage and hitting his head in Japan), Folds has proven to be a story-teller for the piano-rock generation. Way To Normal is the first full length release since Songs for Silverman, a very honest look at the last few years of Folds' life. Folds collaborated with Dennis Herring (Counting Crows, Modest Mouse, Elvis Costello) and the track 'You Don't Know Me' features a duet with indie songstress, Regina Spektor.
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Re: Ben Folds - Way To Normal

I heard some of this in a friend's car the other day. Coming from someone who isn't really a Ben Folds Fan, I'm willing to listen to the rest of the album and see whether it's as strong as the other stuff I heard.
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Re: Ben Folds - Way To Normal

Did anyone get this album?
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I did.
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Re: Ben Folds - Way To Normal

Was it good? I'm interested
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It's above average. Better than Silverman, worse than Rockin' The Suburbs. And it's a semi-departure from maturity which, in my books, is a good thing.
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