• Ben Folds: tender, self-conscious, brave, innovative.

    The Columbus Dispatch

  • Ben Folds meshes the classical and pop music worlds in ways that few mainstream contemporary artists can hope to achieve.

    Paste Magazine

  • Onstage, he is just a wonder to watch, as a pianist, as a lyricist, as a composer, a conductor and as a man.

    Vibes Music Blog

  • One of the greatest modern songwriters.

    The Australian

  • I find this to be the most lovable piece of music I've ever heard from Ben Folds.

  • mr @benfolds new album "so there" is out today. listening to it for the second time and already addicted.

    Amanda Palmer

  • If there was ever a time to take this great artist seriously, it's now.

    Elmore Magazine

  • Ben Folds has elevated his artistic intent fearlessly and deliberately.

    Glide Magazine

  • It's hard to remember why music didn't always sound like this.

    Drowned in Sound

  • It's easily his most ambitious collection, and certainly his most affecting complete work.

  • A consummate musician reaches new heights


  • Anyone familiar with Folds' knack for detailed song-craft probably won't be surprised that he has written an extensive classical piece, but frankly, it is still amazing nonetheless.

    ABC News

  • Folds' gifts for narrative and composing are clear.

    Consequence of Sound

About Ben Folds

Multi-platinum selling singer/songwriter/producer Ben Folds first found mainstream success as the leader of the critically acclaimed Ben Folds Five. He has gone on to have a very successful solo career, recording multiple studio albums, a pair of records documenting his renowned live performances, a remix record, music for film and TV, as well as numerous collaborations with artists from Sara Bareilles to William Shatner.

In 2013, he composed "Concerto for Piano and Orchestra" to critical acclaim. Since then, Ben has continued his global symphony performance quest, recently recording a new album that features the concerto along with a host of new songs that overlap pop and classical worlds with a fresh, exciting sound he has dubbed "chamber rock."

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