Song of the Week – Do It Anyway

Meant to put this up yesterday but forgot. As mentioned in my last post, Ben Folds Five “returned” to the world with a new album The Sound of the Life of the Mind, and the first “single” was the great “Do It Anyway” with a video produced by Chris Hardwick and starring the Fraggles, Anna Kendrick, andContinue reading “Song of the Week – Do It Anyway”

Album of the Month – The Sound of the Life of the Mind

“Finally! The album review I have been waiting three weeks for,” said nobody upon seeing this blog post pop up on Facebook and Twitter. Nevertheless, I have been mentioning doing this post since my last album review. After a couple of dozen listens of the album from start to finish, I think I have enoughContinue reading “Album of the Month – The Sound of the Life of the Mind”

Song of the Week – Smoke

While I am still trying to figure out which of the tracks from the new Ben Folds Five album The Sound of the Life of the Mind is my favorite, I thought I would go back to the Ben Folds Five well for this week’s Song of the Week. It’s another song that may not have rankedContinue reading “Song of the Week – Smoke”

Magic by Ben Folds Five

For some reason, this might have become my favorite Ben Folds Five song. Have a new appreciation for it, and love the simple lyrics. Just thought I would share: From the back of your big brown eyes I knew you’d be gone as soon as you could And I hoped you would We could seeContinue reading “Magic by Ben Folds Five”