Ben Folds Five Teams Up With The Fraggles to 'Do It Anyway'

By Alicia Dennis on
(Via Nerdist)Nerd heaven is a place on earth today, thanks to the new Ben Folds Five music video for "Do It Anyway," the first track for the band's upcoming album The Sound of the Life of the Mind (out September 18 on ImaVeePee Records/Sony Music). The video features appearances by Anna Kendrick, Rob Corddry, and Chris Hardwick, but the true stars are a band of felt-covered friends: Gobo, Mokey, Wembley, Boober, Red, and Uncle Traveling Matt. Yes, the Fraggles.The video arrives just in time...Read Full Story

Ben Folds Five Reunion on the Way

By Darrick Thomas on
While Ben Folds fans can get a mild fix watching the singer host The Sing-Off or perform solo across the country, the diehards have been longing for a reunion of the band that launched Folds into public consciousness. Ben Folds Five called it quits back in 2000, and over the last decade or so have shared the stage only once. Luckily, we can expect three new songs out the band for an upcoming compilation called The Best Imitation of Myself: A Retrospective, a project that has laid the...Read Full Story

Ben Folds Pays Tribute to Chatroulette Singer During Concert

By JJ Duncan on
(Getty Images | Inset from last week the Internet was abuzz with rumors that Ben Folds was the secret identity behind a piano-playing improvisational singer who has become one of's first breakout stars. As it turns out, the popular singer/songwriter has better things to do with his time than entertain (mostly) shirtless dudes on the Internet... or does he? Ben Folds is not (as many had suspected) the man behind "Merton," a singer who creates songs as...Read Full Story