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Ben Folds Five is a spectacular American alternative rock band hailing from Chapel Hill in the amazing state of North Carolina. As a band active since the nineties, it has gained incredible fame. Founded in 1993, the group went on hiatus in 2000 and reunited in 2011, after several performances held in 2008. The group is now set to relive all its glorious onstage moments with fans hurriedly grabbing Ben Folds Five tickets. This is, after all, a band whose music has been released by labels like 550, Caroline and Passenger. It has worked with many other groups and artists including Ben Folds, Hotel Lights, Fear of Pop, Caleb Southern, International Orange and Fleming and John.
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Ben Folds Five
Ben Folds Five is made up of lead vocalist and songwriter Ben Folds who also plays the piano, keyboards and melodica, bassist Robert Sledge who also plays the contrabass and synthesizer and drummer Darren Jessee who plays the percussion and is co-songwriter. .They were founded by Ben Folds in Chapel Hill, a punk rock band that played music that was quite different to the angst filled nineties rock music. In 1995, their first single was released, titled as Underground, as part of their self-titled first album. This was released through Caroline Records.
In 1997, Ben Folds Five released their next album, a smash hit titled as Whatever and Ever Amen, which contained one of their most famous singles, Brick. In 1999, they released another album, this time titling it The Unauthorized Biography of Reinhold Messner, an outtake of which was also conttibuted to No Boundaries: A Benefit for the Kosovar Refugees, a charity fundraising album. Their last single before breaking up was Me, Myself & Irene, a cover of the same song by Steely Dan. In 2000, after completing a successful global tour, they broke up and pursued solo project.
Influenced by jazz music, Ben Folds Five albums continued to gather more and more fans with their music finding a home in many a compilation album and movie soundtracks. In 2008, the band reunited for concerts where they played their third album in full, with many buying cheap Ben Folds Five tickets for this event. Three years later, they reunited in truth and began work on their next album, after contributing to lead vocalist’s solo effort, The Best Imitation of Myself: A Retrospective.
Set to play at several venues and festivals, Ben Folds Five is back in all its glory. Its members are enriched after years of pursuing other projects. Songwriter and frontman Ben Folds started a highly successful solo career after releasing his debut album in 2001 and labeling it as Rockin’ the Suburbs. He followed this up with two more albums; one in 2005 and one in 2008. In 2010, he joined hands with Nick Hornby and released a collaborative album. He also helped produced famous actor William Shatner’s second studio album as well as arranged it. He was also the co-songwriter of most of the songs in the album.
He also contributed music to animated movies like Over the Hedge and Hoodwinked!, earning himself a place in movie music. With a broader experience and a richer sound, he is set to lead this band to another era of reigning over rock music, an era that has been greeted by man buying Ben Folds Five tickets.
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