Tag Archives: Ben Folds

On September 28, 2010.

On September 28, 2010, “Nonesuch” label released “Lonely Avenue”, collaboration Ben Folds and Nick Hornby album.

Personnel:

  • Ben Folds – vocals, piano, bass, drums, Roland Juno, Moog, Hammond, clav, acoustic guitars, wind chimes, ARP string ensemble, percussion, handclaps
  • Kate Miller-Heidke- vocals
  • Joe Costa – handclaps
  • Keir Nuttall- primal screams
  • Jared Reynolds – bass, background vocals
  • Sam Smith – drums, background vocals
  • Chad Chapin – acoustic guitar, primal percussion, percussion, glockenspiel, background vocals
  • Andrew Higley – Wurlitzer, Fender Rhodes, Roland Jupiter, Roland Juno, Moog, French horn, background vocals
  • Paul Buckmaster – string arrangement, conductor
  • David Davidson, David Angell – violin
  • Kristin Wilkinson – viola
  • John Catchings – cello

Track listing:

All lyrics by Nick Hornby; all music by Ben Folds.

  1. A Working Day
  2. Picture Window
  3. Levi Johnston’s Blues
  4. Doc Pomus
  5. Your Dogs
  6. Practical Amanda
  7. Claire’s Ninth
  8. Password
  9. From Above
  10. Saskia Hamilton
  11. Belinda

 

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On September 11, 2015.

On September 11, 2015, “New West” label released “So There”, album by Ben Folds and the yMusic Ensemble. It was recorded in 2015, and was produced by Ben Folds and Elliot Scheiner.

Personnel:

  • Ben Folds – vocals, piano, grand piano, percussion
  • Rob Moose – violin, harmonies
  • Nadia Sirota – viola
  • Gabriel Cabezas – cello
  • CJ Camerieri – trumpet, French horn
  • Alex Sopp – flute, alto flute, piccolo, harmonies, cover art
  • Hideaki Aomori – clarinet, bass clarinet
  • Gracie Folds – harmony
  • Sam Smith – drums
  • Ryan Lerman – guitar
  • Chad Chapin – percussion
  • Andrew Higley – synthesizer, additional arranging
  • Nashville Symphony Orchestra – various orchestral instruments
  • Allan Amato – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Ben Folds except where noted.

  1. Capable of Anything
  2. Not a Fan
  3. So There
  4. Long Way to Go
  5. Phone in a Pool
  6. Yes Man – Ben Folds, Rob Mouse
  7. F10-D-A
  8. I’m Not tha Man – Ben Folds, Alicia Witt
  9. Concerto for Piano and Orchestra, Movement 1
  10. Concerto for Piano and Orchestra, Movement 2
  11. Concerto for Piano and Orchestra, Movement 3

On August 8, 1990.

On August 8, 1995, “Passenger” label released the debut, self-titled Ben Folds Five album. It was recorded in February 1985, at Wave Castle” in North Carolina, and was produced by Caleb Southern.

Personnel:

  • Ben Folds– piano, vocals
  • Darren Jessee– drums, vocals, percussion
  • Robert Sledge– bass, vocals
  • Ted Ehrhard – violin, viola
  • Chris Eubank – cello
  • Mixing: Marc Becker
  • Photography: Alexandria Searls

Track listing:

All tracks by Ben Folds, except where noted.

  1. Jackson Cannery
  2. Philosophy
  3. Julianne
  4. Where’s Summer B.? – Ben Folds, Darren Jessee
  5. Alice Childress – Ben Folds, Anne Goodman
  6. Underground
  7. Sports & Wine
  8. Uncle Walter
  9. Best Imitation of Myself
  10. Video
  11. The Last Polka – Ben Folds, Anna Goodman
  12. Boxing

On September 11, 2001.

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On September 11, 2001, “Epic” label released “Rockin’ the Suburbs”, the debut Ben Folds studio album. It was recorded in 2001, and was produced by Ben Folds and Ben Grosse.

Personnel:

  • Ben Folds –piano, vocals, keyboards, guitars, bass guitar, drums, package design
  • Larry Corbett –cello
  • DJ Swamp – beats
  • Richard Fortus – guitar
  • John McCrea– vocals
  • Frally Hynes – vocals
  • John Mark Painter – conductor
  • Andrew R. Wallace – engineer
  • Cameron Webb – assistant engineer
  • Vincent Palmeri – vocals
  • Recorded By: Andrew R. Wallace, Ben Grosse
  • Engineer: Andrew R. Wallace
  • Assistant Engineers: Blumpy, Ben Grosse, Cameron Webb
  • Mixing: Ben Grosse
  • Mastering: Ted Jensen
  • Assistants: Chuck Bailey, Rick Behrens, Aaron Lepley, Ulysses Noriega, Justin Pynes
  • Programming: Andrew R. Wallace, Ben Grosse, Blumpy, Cameron Webb, John Vitale
  • Arranger: John Mark Painter

Track listing:

All tracks by Ben Folds, except where noted.

  1. Annie Waits
  2. Zak and Sara
  3. Still Fighting It
  4. Gone
  5. Fred Jones Part 2
  6. The Ascent of Stan
  7. Losing Lisa
  8. Carrying Cathy
  9. Not the Same
  10. Rockin’ the Suburbs
  11. Fired
  12. The Luckiest