Ben Folds

Genres: Kids & Family Musicals & The Arts Pop / Rock Vocals
Descriptive "tags": singer-songwriter indie piano rock alternative rock piano indie rock Powered by AudioScrobbler
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
Links online: BBC Music IMDb Lyrics MusicMoz MySpace Official Homepage Twitter VIAF Wikipedia

Biography

Benjamin Scott Folds, 12 September 1966, Winston-Salem, North Carolina, USA. Singer-songwriter and pianist Folds rose to cult status as leader of the oddly named trio Ben Folds Five, one of the most appealing acts to emerge from the US alternative scene of the 90s. Also featuring bass player Robert Sledge and drummer Darren Jessee, Ben Folds Five made their mark as a scintillating live act and purveyors of beautifully crafted power pop over the course of three excellent albums, most notably 1997’s Whatever And Ever Amen, which featured the minor pop hits ‘The Battle Of Who Could Care Less’ and ‘Brick’.

Shortly after the release of Ben Folds Five’s third album, 1999’s clumsily titled but endearingly charming The Unauthorized Biography Of Reinhold Messner, the trio decided to go their separate ways. Folds had already indulged his talents in a side project during the band’s heyday, collaborating with...

Arrow Read the Full Biography of Ben Folds


Find products featuring
Ben Folds
Email alerts for products
by Ben Folds
Email Icon
OLDIES.com on facebook
Powered by AudioScrobbler

Clearance Products:

To place an order or for customer service, call toll-free 1-800-336-4627 or outside the United States, call 1-610-649-7565
Open Monday - Friday: 7am-10pm, Saturday: 9am-9pm, Sunday: 10am-8pm (Eastern Time)