New Ben Folds and Nick Hornby album

2010-08-13 by Dr Dave De Sylvia STAFF | 9 Comments
Ben Folds and best-selling author Nick Hornby will release their first album together, entitled Lonely Avenue, on September 24.

Hornby told Paste: “I kind of ran the gamut between being as simple as I’ve ever been, and sometimes having to go [Russian composer Dmitri] Shostakovich on some of them. At this stage in my career, I want to collaborate with all the talented people I can find, and I’ve always been a big fan of Ben Folds’ music. It’s been a real privilege to watch and listen to Ben at work, and I’ve learned a lot about how proper songwriters like Ben think.”

Hornby is a well-known music buff. His 1995 novel, High Fidelity, detailed the travails of a record store clerk and was subsequently made into a 2000 movie starring John Cusack and a 2006 musical.

The first single from the album, 'Picture Window,' is free to download on Ben Folds' website.

http://benfolds.com/news/new-song-demo-picture-window

Tagged: Ben Folds

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klap
Staff Reviewer
August 13th 2010
11517 Comments


intriguing

dylantheairplane
August 13th 2010
2181 Comments


This sounds really interesting actually.

CutMan
August 13th 2010
1906 Comments


Am I the only one who can't see where the download is?

Yeahtoast
August 13th 2010
2041 Comments


wooooooooo

lachis
August 14th 2010
240 Comments


I can't find the link to this song either...

thecheatisnotdead
August 14th 2010
771 Comments


Heard about this yesterday. I'm really stoked.

Piglet
August 15th 2010
6288 Comments


Yay new Ben Folds material

El_Goodo
August 16th 2010
1013 Comments


Yeah couldn't find the link but watched the video under the recent videos heading and it sampled a few songs, sounds like it's going to be a great record.

Oceanus
August 17th 2010
881 Comments


Sounds interesting.



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