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“More than anything, I wanted to make an album that was generous, that was useful,” says Ben Folds. “I want you to finish this record with something you didn’t have when you started.”

Indeed, Folds’ masterful new collection, What Matters Most, isn’t so much a statement as it is an offering, an open hand reaching out to all those wounded and bewildered by a world that seems to make less and less sense every day. Recorded in East Nashville with co-producer Joe Pisapia, the album marks Folds’ first new studio release in eight years, and it’s a bold, timely, cinematic work, one that examines the tragic and the absurd in equal measure as it reckons with hope and despair, gratitude and loss, identity, and perspective. The songs are bittersweet here, hilarious at times, but often laced with a quiet sense of longing and dread: a text message goes unanswered; an old classmate descends into the dark depths of internet conspiracies; a relationship unravels in the middle of a lake. And yet, taken as a whole, the result is an undeniably joyful record that refuses to succumb to the weight of the world around it, an ecstatic reminder of all the beauty and promise hiding in plain sight for anyone willing (and present enough) to recognize their moments as they arrive.

“There’s a lifetime of craft and experience all focused into this one record,” Folds reflects. “Sonically, lyrically, emotionally, I don’t think it’s an album I could have made at any other point in my career.”

Born and raised in North Carolina, Folds first rose to fame in the mid-’90s with Ben Folds Five, whose acerbic, genre-bending take on piano pop helped define an entire era of alternative rock. After scoring multiple hit singles and a gold record with the band, Folds launched his solo career in 2001, releasing a series of similarly acclaimed albums that would firmly establish him as one of the most ambitious and versatile songwriters of his generation. In 2010, Folds teamed up with celebrated author Nick Hornby on a collaborative record titled Lonely Avenue; in 2014, he composed his first piano concerto; in 2015, he recorded an album with the classical ensemble yMusic; in 2017, he became the artistic advisor to the National Symphony Orchestra at the Kennedy Center, where he began curating a series of performances marrying contemporary artists with symphonic orchestration; in 2019, he released his New York Times best-selling memoir, A Dream About Lightning Bugs; and in 2021, he launched the Lightning Bugs podcast, an interview series on creativity and process with guests as diverse as Jon Batiste, Sara Bareilles, Bob Saget, and Rainn Wilson. As if that wasn’t enough to keep him busy, Folds also revealed himself to be a prolific photographer with gallery shows in the US and Europe, appeared onscreen in films and television (most recently playing himself in three episodes of the hit Amazon Prime series The Wilds), composed music for a 25-minute stage adaptation of Mo Willem’s Goldilocks and the Three Dinosaurs (which premiered at the Kennedy Center), and serves on the boards of the Arts Action Fund, the Nashville Symphony and Planet Word, a new immersive museum in Washington, DC, dedicated to celebrating the power of language.

“It can be difficult jumping back and forth from one discipline to another,” says Folds, “but you learn so much from moving between worlds and collaborating with so many different kinds of artists. I performed some of the songs on this record with the National Symphony Orchestra before I finished recording them for the album, and that context gave me so much insight into how I wanted to handle them in the studio.”

Working with friends Rob Moose, Ross Garren and Tall Heights, and with Dodie and Ruby Amanfu lending vocal harmonies, Folds tackled the recording process with an orchestrator’s ear, carefully arranging each instrumental element in relief to his electrifying, insistent vocal melodies. Such detailed deliberation didn’t supplant improvisation or spontaneity in the room, but rather it focused the music first and foremost on supporting the lyrics, which stand front and center even in the record’s most sonically wild and unexpected moments.

“One thing I’ve taken from all of my orchestral work is that music feels best to me when it’s an event,” says Folds. “It’s easy to lose sight of that now that you can digitally edit the life and reality out of everything, but I’m trying to take the audience on a ride with me, and a big part of that requires grounding everything in the spirit of storytelling and live performance.”

That marriage of sophisticated craftsmanship and raw energy is clear from the top of the album, which opens with the defiantly optimistic “But Wait, There’s More.” “Do you still believe in the good of humankind? / I do I do I do I do I do,” Folds sings over a minimalist keyboard sequence that lands somewhere between Steve Reich and Laurie Anderson before giving way to lush horns and propulsive drums. Like much of the album, the song revels in unpredictability, zigging when you expect it to zag as it offers an empathetic acknowledgement of just how exhausting it is to live perpetually perched on the edge. “Not sure that we can take too much more,” Folds confesses in the track’s final seconds. “Pray that there’s a bottom somewhere in sight / Brothers and sisters hold tight.”

“The song suddenly gets a little more serious at the end,” Folds reflects, “and I think that’s my way of kind of ushering everyone into this journey that’s about to begin.”

From there, Folds wields humor and pathos with surgical precision as he walks a delicate tightrope between the ridiculous and the mundane. The playful “Exhausting Lover” spins a surreal caricature of rock and roll debauchery over an utterly addictive groove, while the melancholic “Clouds With Ellipses” ruminates on the distinctly modern rhythms and anxieties that come with sharing our most intimate, vulnerable selves via text, and the spare “Kristine From the 7th Grade” watches an acquaintance retreat into their own reality of political misinformation and culture war nonsense.

“I’ve seen so many people who’ve been torn apart from their friends and families due to all sorts of agitating things in the media and on Facebook,” says Folds, who wrote much of the album in Australia, where he spends part of each year. “I wanted the song to acknowledge the sadness of that.”

Folds ultimately isn’t interested in simply lamenting the flaws of our times, but rather in finding ways to still connect to the magic and wonder of being alive no matter what the world may throw at us. The dreamy “Back To Anonymous” embraces the unexpected freedom of a world in which everyone is masked; the off-kilter pop of “Winslow Gardens” loses track of the passing time while isolating with a loved one; the aching title track “What Matters Most” finds new perspective in the face of tragic loss. By the time we arrive at radiant closer “Moments,” it’s clear that transcendence is always within reach, no matter how unlikely it may seem.

“I come from the vinyl era, and this perhaps more than any record I’ve made is a true album,” says Folds. “There’s a very specific sequence and arc to each side, all building up to this almost surreal positive finale, and that structure was really important to me.”

In the album’s opening moments, “But Wait, There’s More” comes off as a rather grimly sardonic tease. (We live in an age of overstimulation, overconsumption, and overwhelming self-absorption. Just how much more can we take?) But by the album’s end, the line feels more like a mantra of hope and perseverance, a reminder that there’s more to this life than meets the eye, more to celebrate, more to love, more to be grateful for. It’s hard to imagine a more generous offering than that.

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“More than anything, I wanted to make an album that was generous, that was useful,” says Ben Folds. “I want you to finish this record with something you didn’t have

“More than anything, I wanted to make an album that was generous, that was useful,” says Ben Folds. “I want you to finish this record with something you didn’t have when you started.”

Indeed, Folds’ masterful new collection, What Matters Most, isn’t so much a statement as it is an offering, an open hand reaching out to all those wounded and bewildered by a world that seems to make less and less sense every day. Recorded in East Nashville with co-producer Joe Pisapia, the album marks Folds’ first new studio release in eight years, and it’s a bold, timely, cinematic work, one that examines the tragic and the absurd in equal measure as it reckons with hope and despair, gratitude and loss, identity, and perspective. The songs are bittersweet here, hilarious at times, but often laced with a quiet sense of longing and dread: a text message goes unanswered; an old classmate descends into the dark depths of internet conspiracies; a relationship unravels in the middle of a lake. And yet, taken as a whole, the result is an undeniably joyful record that refuses to succumb to the weight of the world around it, an ecstatic reminder of all the beauty and promise hiding in plain sight for anyone willing (and present enough) to recognize their moments as they arrive.

“There’s a lifetime of craft and experience all focused into this one record,” Folds reflects. “Sonically, lyrically, emotionally, I don’t think it’s an album I could have made at any other point in my career.”

Born and raised in North Carolina, Folds first rose to fame in the mid-’90s with Ben Folds Five, whose acerbic, genre-bending take on piano pop helped define an entire era of alternative rock. After scoring multiple hit singles and a gold record with the band, Folds launched his solo career in 2001, releasing a series of similarly acclaimed albums that would firmly establish him as one of the most ambitious and versatile songwriters of his generation. In 2010, Folds teamed up with celebrated author Nick Hornby on a collaborative record titled Lonely Avenue; in 2014, he composed his first piano concerto; in 2015, he recorded an album with the classical ensemble yMusic; in 2017, he became the artistic advisor to the National Symphony Orchestra at the Kennedy Center, where he began curating a series of performances marrying contemporary artists with symphonic orchestration; in 2019, he released his New York Times best-selling memoir, A Dream About Lightning Bugs; and in 2021, he launched the Lightning Bugs podcast, an interview series on creativity and process with guests as diverse as Jon Batiste, Sara Bareilles, Bob Saget, and Rainn Wilson. As if that wasn’t enough to keep him busy, Folds also revealed himself to be a prolific photographer with gallery shows in the US and Europe, appeared onscreen in films and television (most recently playing himself in three episodes of the hit Amazon Prime series The Wilds), composed music for a 25-minute stage adaptation of Mo Willem’s Goldilocks and the Three Dinosaurs (which premiered at the Kennedy Center), and serves on the boards of the Arts Action Fund, the Nashville Symphony and Planet Word, a new immersive museum in Washington, DC, dedicated to celebrating the power of language.

“It can be difficult jumping back and forth from one discipline to another,” says Folds, “but you learn so much from moving between worlds and collaborating with so many different kinds of artists. I performed some of the songs on this record with the National Symphony Orchestra before I finished recording them for the album, and that context gave me so much insight into how I wanted to handle them in the studio.”

Working with friends Rob Moose, Ross Garren and Tall Heights, and with Dodie and Ruby Amanfu lending vocal harmonies, Folds tackled the recording process with an orchestrator’s ear, carefully arranging each instrumental element in relief to his electrifying, insistent vocal melodies. Such detailed deliberation didn’t supplant improvisation or spontaneity in the room, but rather it focused the music first and foremost on supporting the lyrics, which stand front and center even in the record’s most sonically wild and unexpected moments.

“One thing I’ve taken from all of my orchestral work is that music feels best to me when it’s an event,” says Folds. “It’s easy to lose sight of that now that you can digitally edit the life and reality out of everything, but I’m trying to take the audience on a ride with me, and a big part of that requires grounding everything in the spirit of storytelling and live performance.”

That marriage of sophisticated craftsmanship and raw energy is clear from the top of the album, which opens with the defiantly optimistic “But Wait, There’s More.” “Do you still believe in the good of humankind? / I do I do I do I do I do,” Folds sings over a minimalist keyboard sequence that lands somewhere between Steve Reich and Laurie Anderson before giving way to lush horns and propulsive drums. Like much of the album, the song revels in unpredictability, zigging when you expect it to zag as it offers an empathetic acknowledgement of just how exhausting it is to live perpetually perched on the edge. “Not sure that we can take too much more,” Folds confesses in the track’s final seconds. “Pray that there’s a bottom somewhere in sight / Brothers and sisters hold tight.”

“The song suddenly gets a little more serious at the end,” Folds reflects, “and I think that’s my way of kind of ushering everyone into this journey that’s about to begin.”

From there, Folds wields humor and pathos with surgical precision as he walks a delicate tightrope between the ridiculous and the mundane. The playful “Exhausting Lover” spins a surreal caricature of rock and roll debauchery over an utterly addictive groove, while the melancholic “Clouds With Ellipses” ruminates on the distinctly modern rhythms and anxieties that come with sharing our most intimate, vulnerable selves via text, and the spare “Kristine From the 7th Grade” watches an acquaintance retreat into their own reality of political misinformation and culture war nonsense.

“I’ve seen so many people who’ve been torn apart from their friends and families due to all sorts of agitating things in the media and on Facebook,” says Folds, who wrote much of the album in Australia, where he spends part of each year. “I wanted the song to acknowledge the sadness of that.”

Folds ultimately isn’t interested in simply lamenting the flaws of our times, but rather in finding ways to still connect to the magic and wonder of being alive no matter what the world may throw at us. The dreamy “Back To Anonymous” embraces the unexpected freedom of a world in which everyone is masked; the off-kilter pop of “Winslow Gardens” loses track of the passing time while isolating with a loved one; the aching title track “What Matters Most” finds new perspective in the face of tragic loss. By the time we arrive at radiant closer “Moments,” it’s clear that transcendence is always within reach, no matter how unlikely it may seem.

“I come from the vinyl era, and this perhaps more than any record I’ve made is a true album,” says Folds. “There’s a very specific sequence and arc to each side, all building up to this almost surreal positive finale, and that structure was really important to me.”

In the album’s opening moments, “But Wait, There’s More” comes off as a rather grimly sardonic tease. (We live in an age of overstimulation, overconsumption, and overwhelming self-absorption. Just how much more can we take?) But by the album’s end, the line feels more like a mantra of hope and perseverance, a reminder that there’s more to this life than meets the eye, more to celebrate, more to love, more to be grateful for. It’s hard to imagine a more generous offering than that.

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Born and raised in North Carolina, Folds first rose to fame in the mid-90s with Ben Folds Five, whose acerbic, genre-bending take on piano pop helped define an entire era of alternative rock. After scoring multiple hit singles and a gold record with the band, Folds launched his solo career in 2001, releasing a series of similarly acclaimed albums that would firmly establish him as one of the most ambitious and versatile songwriters of his generation. In 2021, he launched the Lightning Bugs podcast, an interview series on creativity and process with guests as diverse as Jon Batiste, Sara Bareilles, Bob Saget, and Rainn Wilson. 

Folds’ masterful new collection, What Matters Most , is an offering, an open hand reaching out to all those wounded and bewildered by a world that seems to make less and less sense every day. Recorded in East Nashville with co-producer Joe Pisapia, the album marks Folds’ first new studio release in eight years, and it’s a bold, timely, cinematic work, one that examines the tragic and the absurd in equal measure as it reckons with hope and despair, gratitude and loss, identity, and perspective. The songs are bittersweet here, hilarious at times, but often laced with a quiet sense of longing and dread. And yet, taken as a whole, the result is an undeniably joyful record that refuses to succumb to the weight of the world around it, an ecstatic reminder of all the beauty and promise hiding in plain sight for anyone willing (and present enough) to recognize their moments as they arrive.

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  1. Ben Folds's 2009 Concert & Tour History

    Ben Folds had 86 concerts in 2009 ← Previous 1 2 3 4 5 Next → Videos from 2009 View All 2009 Videos Ben Folds Feb 19, 2009 Cincinnati, Ohio, United States Added by Sir Master Doctor Ben Folds Feb 19, 2009 Cincinnati, Ohio, United States Added by Sir Master Doctor Photos from 2009 View All 2009 Photos Ben Folds / Jukebox the Ghost Apr 3, 2009

  2. Ben Folds Concert Setlist at Symphony Hall, Boston on October 2, 2009

    Oct 2 2009 Ben Folds Setlist at Symphony Hall, Boston, MA, USA Edit setlist Tour: Fall Tour 2009 Tour statistics Add setlist Setlist Effington Lullabye ( Ben Folds Five song) Smoke ( Ben Folds Five song) All U Can Eat The Ascent of Stan Landed Zak and Sara Gracie Cologne Jesusland Not the Same Picture Window Belinda Steven's Last Night in Town

  3. Ben Folds

    Folds was a judge on the NBC a cappella singing contest The Sing-Off from 2009 to 2013. [4] In July 2019, Folds published his first book, a memoir, titled A Dream About Lightning Bugs: A Life of Music and Cheap Lessons. [5] Early life and education Folds was born in Greensboro, North Carolina. He became interested in piano at age nine.

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    Throughout his career, Folds has created an enormous body of genre-bending musical art that includes pop albums as the front man for Ben Folds Five, multiple solo rock albums, as well as unique collaborative records with artists from Sara Bareilles and Regina Spektor, to Weird Al and William Shatner.

  5. Ben Folds Concert Map by tour: Fall Tour 2009

    BFD Tour (1) Bearded Heart Tour (16) Ben Folds & yMusic (50) Ben Folds College Tour (1) Ben Folds Fall Tour 2009 (1) Ben Folds Live 2015 (1) Ben Folds Live Solo (4) Ben Folds and A Piano (43) Ben Folds/Guster/Rufus Wainwright (5) Ben Folds: In Actual Person Live for Real Tour (14) Ben Folds: The Symphonic Tour (5) Dingoes Ate My Band (2)

  6. Ben Folds Average Setlists of tour: The Offical US Tour Fall 2009

    Ben Folds College Tour (1) Ben Folds Fall Tour 2009 (1) Ben Folds Live 2015 (1) Ben Folds Live Solo (4) Ben Folds and A Piano (43) Ben Folds/Guster/Rufus Wainwright (5) Ben Folds: In Actual Person Live for Real Tour (14) Ben Folds: The Symphonic Tour (6) Dingoes Ate My Band (2) Fall Tour 2009 (1) HORDE Tour (1) Lonely Avenue (71) Lottapianos ...

  7. Ben Folds Tickets, 2024 Concert Tour Dates

    Ben Folds is a MUST see! by Debbie L. on 9/24/23DPAC - Durham Performing Arts Center - Durham. Ben Folds was amazing!! His grand piano playing was impeccable and his telling of stories before the songs was quite a treat and entertaining! We've seen him with a band and with an orchestra and this was just so special!

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    Tour Release The Frontier Touring Company is pleased to confirm the return of Ben Folds to Melbourne for the first time since 2006. Ben will perform one show only at Melbourne's Palais Theatre, which will be the first time Melbourne audiences will hear live his material from his 2008 release Way to Normal (out now through Sony).

  9. Ben Folds

    Throughout his career, Folds has created an enormous body of genre-bending musical art that includes pop albums as the front man for Ben Folds Five, multiple solo rock albums, as well as unique collaborative records with artists from Sara Bareilles and Regina Spektor, to Weird Al and William Shatner.

  10. Ben Folds Tickets, Tour Dates & Concerts 2024 & 2023

    Ben Folds tour dates and tickets 2023-2024 near you. Want to see Ben Folds in concert? Find information on all of Ben Folds's upcoming concerts, tour dates and ticket information for 2023-2024. Ben Folds is not due to play near your location currently - but they are scheduled to play 11 concerts across 1 country in 2023-2024. ...

  11. BEN FOLDS: WHAT MATTERS MOST TOUR

    Recorded in East Nashville with co-producer Joe Pisapia, the album marks Folds' first new studio release in eight years, and it's a bold, timely, cinematic work, one that examines the tragic and the absurd in equal measure as it reckons with hope and despair, gratitude and loss, identity, and perspective.

  12. Ben Folds In Actual Person Live For Real Tour

    Widely regarded as one of the major music influencers of our generation, NSO Artistic Advisor Ben Folds brings the brilliant melodies and irony-laced lyrics from his greatest hits to the Concert Hall for one night only!. The multi-platinum selling singer-songwriter has created an enormous body of genre-bending music including pop albums with Ben Folds Five, multiple solo albums, and numerous ...

  13. Ben Folds: What Matters Most Tour

    "More than anything, I wanted to make an album that was generous, that was useful," says Ben Folds. "I want you to finish this record with something you didn't have when you started." Indeed, Folds' masterful new collection, What Matters Most, isn't so much a statement as it is an offering, an open hand reaching out to all those wounded and bewildered by a world that seems to ...

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    Detroit, MI - Sound Board At MotorCity Casino Hotel Jun 23, 2022 - 08:00 pm Cleveland Heights, OH - Cain Park - Evans Amphitheatre Jun 22, 2022 - 07:30 pm Pittsburgh, PA - Heinz Hall Ben Folds & the Pittsburgh Symphony Chandler, AZ - Chandler Center For The Arts Ben Folds Solo San Francisco - Golden Gate Theatre Ben Folds Solo

  15. Ben Folds: What Matters Most Tour

    Fri. Feb. 2, 2024 An Evening with Seth MacFarlane and Liz Gillies unfolds with grandeur, blending the talents of two celebrated actors, vocalists, and longtime friends/collaborators. Join us for a night of lush, orchestral jazz duets and comedy with the National Symphony Orchestra! MyTix Buy Tickets National Symphony Orchestra Symphony Swing!

  16. Ben Folds Average Setlists of tour: Fall Tour 2009

    BFD Tour (1) Bearded Heart Tour (15) Ben Folds & yMusic (49) Ben Folds College Tour (1) Ben Folds Fall Tour 2009 (1) Ben Folds Live 2015 (1) Ben Folds Live Solo (4) Ben Folds and A Piano (43) Ben Folds/Guster/Rufus Wainwright (5) Ben Folds: In Actual Person Live for Real Tour (14) Ben Folds: The Symphonic Tour (6) Dingoes Ate My Band (2)

  17. Ben Folds Tour Statistics: The Offical US Tour Fall 2009

    An Evening with CAKE and Ben Folds (21) Apartment Requests (14) BFD Tour (1) Bearded Heart Tour (15) Ben Folds & yMusic (49) Ben Folds College Tour (1) Ben Folds Fall Tour 2009 (1) Ben Folds Live 2015 (1) Ben Folds Live Solo (4) Ben Folds and A Piano (42) Ben Folds/Guster/Rufus Wainwright (5) Ben Folds: In Actual Person Live for Real Tour (14)

  18. Ben Folds: What Matters Most Tour

    Ben Folds: What Matters Most Tour; BEN FOLDS SOLO . Born and raised in North Carolina, Folds first rose to fame in the mid-90s with Ben Folds Five, whose acerbic, genre-bending take on piano pop helped define an entire era of alternative rock. After scoring multiple hit singles and a gold record with the band, Folds launched his solo career in ...

  19. Ben Folds Tour Statistics: Fall Tour 2009

    View the statistics of songs played live by Ben Folds. Have a look which song was played how often on the tour Fall Tour 2009! setlist.fm Add Setlist. Search Clear search text. follow. Setlists ... Ben Folds Fall Tour 2009 (1) Ben Folds Live 2015 (1) Ben Folds Live Solo (4) Ben Folds and A Piano (42) Ben Folds/Guster/Rufus Wainwright (5)

  20. Ben Folds Full Tour Schedule 2023 & 2024, Tour Dates & Concerts

    Ben Folds. Ben Folds always puts on a good show and worth checking out, especially if you've never seen him Live. I've seen him in concert about 10 times since 1995. Symphony concerts with Folds are always more special and they add a lot to his songs, I've seen him 3 or 4 times with the St Louis Symphony. Read more.

  21. Ben Folds Average Setlists of year: 2009

    View average setlists, openers, closers and encores of Ben Folds in 2009!

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    Ben Folds tour. Menu. Tour Merch Photography Book Podcast Charity About Connect. Past Tour Dates. View Upcoming Dates. Hey, be sure to follow Ben on Bandsintown! Dec 10, 2019 - 05:00 pm ... Ben Folds (brief performance/signing) Sold Out. Dec 6, 2019 - 09:00 pm . Washington DC - Kennedy Center ...

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    Throughout his career, Folds has created an enormous body of genre-bending musical art that includes pop albums as the front man for Ben Folds Five, multiple solo rock albums, as well as unique collaborative records with artists from Sara Bareilles and Regina Spektor, to Weird Al and William Shatner.