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Ben Folds Five - 100% match to Ben Folds

Genres: Pop / Rock
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Formed in North Carolina, USA, Ben Folds Five took their name from leader Ben Folds (Benjamin Scott Folds, 12 September 1966, Winston-Salem, North Carolina, USA; piano/vocals). However, the band turned out to be a trio rather than the quintet that the name implied, the line-up completed by Robert Sledge (b. 9 March 1968; bass) and Darren Jessee (b. 8 April 1971; drums). A ro Read more

Ben Kweller - 22% match to Ben Folds

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 2000s
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Benjamin Kweller, 16 June 1981, Greenville, Texas, USA. Alt rock singer-songwriter and guitarist Kweller first burst upon the scene as the leader of mid-90s teen grunge outfit Radish, before launching a solo career in the new millennium.Originating from a small southern US town, Kweller was raised in quite a fertile musical environment, as he began pl Read more

Guster - 20% match to Ben Folds

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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Reminiscent of They Might Be Giants both in their music style, a bizarre folk/pop hybrid, and their loyal grassroots support, this US trio, originally known as Gus, formed in 1992. The members, Adam Gardner (vocals/guitar), Brian Rosenworcel (percussion) and Ryan Miller (vocals/guitar), met while studying at Tufts University in Boston. The unusual line-up, incorporating two aco Read more

Jukebox the Ghost - 16% match to Ben Folds

Genres: Pop / Rock
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Ben Lee - 14% match to Ben Folds

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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11 September 1978, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. Alternating between alt pop and folksy singer-songwriter fare, Lee has been heralded in the music press as a ‘modern day Bob Dylan.’ Lee got his start during the early to mid-90s with the teen alt rock outfit Noise Addict. The band only lasted for a few EPs and a lone album release, but managed to make big time Read more

Jack's Mannequin - 11% match to Ben Folds

Genres: Pop / Rock
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Something Corporate - 11% match to Ben Folds

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 2000s
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Given their presence on Californian Punk label Drive-Thru, it could be assumed that Something Corporate chose their name as an ironic swipe against the mainstream and although the band also appeared on the Warped tour they made little effort to disguise their blatant pop sensibilities. Formed in Orange County California, USA when, Andrew McMahon (vocals/piano), Brian Ireland (d Read more

They Might Be Giants - 11% match to Ben Folds

Genres: Children's Music Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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John Flansburgh (6 May 1960, Lincoln, Massachusetts, USA) and John Linnell (b. 12 June 1959, Lincoln, Massachusetts, USA) formed this New York, USA-based band in 1984 after an initial meeting in Massachusetts. The duo took the band’s name from a 1971 George C. Scott movie. Their original intention to recruit a full band was abandoned, but Linnell learned the accordion a Read more


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