Oct 23, 2008

MySpace Front To Back: Watch Ben Folds Five perform The Unauthorized
Biography of Reinhold Messner in its entirety!

MySpace Music (, the world's premier music community, today announced the airing of its newest music program, Front to Back, celebrating iconic albums that have helped shape the MySpace Generation. MySpace Music kicks off this program by reuniting beloved alt-pop band Ben Folds Five with an exclusive one-time live performance of their final studio album together, The Unauthorized Biography of Reinhold Messner, in its entirety. The program is being presented by

The concert, which was the band's first performance together in nearly ten years, took place in the band's original hometown of Chapel Hill, North Carolina on September 18, 2008 at the UNC Memorial Hall. The show is being rebroadcast, starting today, on the Front to Back official MySpace Music profile (

Front to Back asks leading artists to perform one of their own seminal albums, from front to back, in a live concert that is then later aired on the site. The inaugural episode will feature interviews with the original members of Ben Folds Five, along with Chris Walla from Death Cab For Cutie, Andrew McMahon from Jack's Mannequin and Ben Lee. The programs can be viewed on as an uninterrupted hour-long feature or by individual song.

The proceeds from concert will benefit Operation Smile: Changing Lives One Smile at a Time. For more information, please go to .

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