Ben Folds is set to release 10 live tracks, recorded over 10 cities on his current tour.
Folds has teamed up with iTunes for the venture, which will see Folds record a song at each show, and Folds himself will make a new cover for each track using Photo Booth. The song will be sold on iTunes the very next day and is part of a new programme called ‘The Sound of Last Night… This Morning’.
At the end of the tour, the tracks will be compiled and sold as an album. Fans will be able to buy the album at a reduced price, based on the songs they’ve already purchased.
Folds is touring to support the release of his third solo album ‘Way To Normal’ produced by Dennis Herring. The record was recorded at Folds’ own studio in Nashville, TN and features a guest appearance from Regina Spektor.
The tour continues tonight at the Embassy Theatre in Ft. Wayne, IN.
–By our New York staff.