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

Comments:Add a Comment 
klap
Staff Reviewer
August 13th 2010
10961 Comments


intriguing

dylantheairplane
August 13th 2010
2179 Comments


This sounds really interesting actually.

CutMan
August 13th 2010
1847 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
727 Comments


Heard about this yesterday. I'm really stoked.

Piglet
August 15th 2010
5022 Comments


Yay new Ben Folds material

El_Goodo
August 16th 2010
1010 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
877 Comments


Sounds interesting.



You have to be logged in to post a comment. Login | Create a Profile





MOST VIEWED NEWS

Brand New release new song as a f..
Tool + Mastodon supergroup
Slint guitarist survives suicide ..
Muse unleash new single
Justin Lowe leaves After the Buri..
Scarlett Johansson forms band
Nickelback get groovy
New Muse song
Steven Wilson premieres new tune
B.B. King Dead



OTHER RECENT NEWS

Stories debut new single
Mayday Parade release new song
The Front Bottoms announce new al..
ChugChugWob stream new album
New Hammerhead album
Strato Shine in the Dark video
Disturbed fire up new song
Rat Columns stream Fooling Around
The Wonder Years debut new single
Soulfly share new lyric video
Rescue Dogs stream EP
Trivium reveal new album
Sugary Sweet Machines announce ne..
Deafheaven announce new album
Iron Maiden debut trailer for the..

» see all news

RELATED REVIEWS
Ben Folds
So There
Ben Folds
Lonely Avenue
Ben Folds
Ben Folds Presents: University a Cappella
Ben Folds
Way To Normal
Ben Folds
Supersunnyspeedgraphic
FAQ // STAFF & CONTRIBUTORS // SITE FORUM // CONTACT US

Bands: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z


Site Copyright 2005-2014 Sputnikmusic.com
All Album Reviews Displayed With Permission of Authors | Privacy Policy