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Ben Folds (2015)

Benjamin Scott "Ben" Folds is an American singer-songwriter and record producer. From 1995 to 2000, Folds was the frontman and pianist of the alternative rock band Ben Folds Five. After the group temporarily disbanded, Folds performed as a solo artist and has toured all over the world. The group reunited in 2011. He has also collaborated with musicians such as William Shatner, Regina Spektor and "Weird Al" Yankovic and undertaken experimental songwriting projects with authors such as Nick Hornby and Neil Gaiman. In addition to contributing music to the soundtracks of the animated films Over the Hedge, and Hoodwinked!, Folds produced Amanda Palmer's first solo album and has been a judge on the NBC a cappella singing contest The Sing-Off since 2009.

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About the Ben Folds Interview

Hello reddit. I'm Ben Folds and I play piano. Most recently I wrote a piano concerto and 8 new chamber rock songs. I recorded the concerto with the Nashville Symphony, the new chamber rock songs with yMusic, and put it all on a new record that comes out tomorrow, September 11. It's available here.

Ask me anything.

Proof: http://i.imgur.com/nmsg9IS.jpg

Banana for scale: http://i.imgur.com/ollbBNH.jpg

[EDIT: More proof: https://www.facebook.com/BenFolds/posts/10153050042017231 ]

[EDIT: 2:22pm CST taking a quick break, back in a sec ]

[EDIT: 2:34pm CST back for a few more questions ]

[EDIT: 2:53pm CST That's all! Thank you so much for all your amazing questions. ]

Ben Folds Sep 10, 2015