Ben Folds Biography

Benjamin Scott "Ben" Folds (born September 12, 1966) is an American singer-songwriter and record producer. From 1995 to 2000, Folds was the frontman and pianist of the alternative rock band Ben Folds Five. After the group temporarily disbanded, Folds performed as a solo artist and has toured all over the world. The group reunited in 2011. He has also collaborated with musicians such as William Shatner, Regina Spektor and "Weird Al" Yankovic and undertaken experimental songwriting projects with authors such as Nick Hornby and Neil Gaiman. In addition to contributing music to the soundtracks of the animated films Over the Hedge, and Hoodwinked!, Folds produced Amanda Palmer's first solo album and has been a judge on the NBC a cappella singing contest The Sing-Off since 2009.

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Ben Folds announces February 2011 UK and Ireland tour – ticket details

Singer-songwriter will begin the shows in Dublin on February 18

  • Nov 9, 2010

Ben Folds and Nick Hornby collaboration album set for September release

Musician and author united to record 'Lonely Avenue'

  • Jul 13, 2010

Ben Folds records live songs to be on iTunes the next day

Ten new songs will be recorded throughout tour

  • Oct 3, 2008

Ben Folds to collaborate with Nick Hornby

Singer-songwriter admits admiration for 'High Fidelity' author's lyrics

  • Sep 19, 2008

Ben Folds unveils third solo album tracklisting

'Way To Normal' comes out in September

  • Jul 21, 2008

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Folds, Ben : Landed

Folds, Ben : Landed

Lands with a magnificent piano thud

  • Jun 3, 2005

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