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  • Sep 28, 2010
    Lonely Avenue, a collaboration between Ben Folds and English novelist Nick Hornby, is in-stores and available for download today on Nonesuch Records. The album features music and vocals by Folds and lyrics by Hornby, with string arrangements by influential pop string arranger Paul Buckmaster (David Bowie, Elton John, Leonard Cohen). BBC Music notes, “This is an affecting and intelligent record: neither Folds nor Hornby should be shy about suggesting a sequel.” The track “Your Dogs” from Lonely Avenue is featured as the theme song for CBS’ new series $#*! My Dad Says starring William Shatner; Read more»
  • Sep 27, 2010
    Tune in to <a href="http://www.benfolds.com/chat" title="www.benfolds.com/chat">www.benfolds.com/chat</a> on Tuesday, September 28 to watch Ben Folds chat live with Brenna & Lauren from Mashable.com at 2PM EST and Jason Sudeikis at 5PM EST. Read more»
  • Sep 27, 2010
    Beloved musician Ben Folds and acclaimed author Nick Hornby will co-headline Liner Notes, an event at Housing Works Bookstore Café in NYC on Tuesday October 12, 2010, to explore the cross-pollination of music and literature while raising funds for Housing Works, a New York-based HIV/AIDS service organization. Presented by SPIN and moderated by the magazine’s deputy editor Steve Kandell, the event will also celebrate the release of Hornby and Folds' collaborative album, Lonely Avenue, which hits stores September 28. Selected videos from the event will be posted on SPIN.com following the event Read more»
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