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  • Jul 13, 2010
    <div class="content clear-block"><p>Novelist Nick Hornby has collaborated with American singer songwriter Ben Folds to write lyrics for an album. The songs are a series of short stories on subjects ranging from awkward relationships to the isolating process of writing itself. The duo speak to Today reporter Nicola Stanbridge. Click <a class="ext" rel="nofollow" href="http://news.bbc.co.uk/today/hi/today/newsid_8813000/8813512.stm" target="_blank">HERE</a> to listen.</p></div> Read more»
  • Jul 10, 2010
    <div class="content clear-block"><p>Listen to Ben Folds and Nick Hornby on BBC's Jonathan Ross Radio 2 show, live today! The show will be available to stream for seven days at BBC. Click <a class="ext" rel="nofollow" href="http://www.bbc.co.uk/radio2/shows/jonathan-ross/" target="_blank">HERE</a> to listen!</p></div> Read more»
  • Jun 15, 2010
    Lonely Avenue, a collaboration between two eminent artists—American singer-songwriter Ben Folds and English novelist Nick Hornby—will be released September 28 on Nonesuch Records. The album features music and vocals by Folds and lyrics by Hornby, with string arrangements by one of the most influential pop string arrangers of all time, Paul Buckmaster (David Bowie, Elton John, Leonard Cohen). The record, which Folds made specifically to be listened to on vinyl, was recorded on 2-inch tape and will be available on audiophile-grade vinyl, cut with the Direct Metal Master process at Abbey Road Read more»
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