History YMMV / BenFolds

21st May '17 4:36:50 PM nombretomado
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* MindScrew: The WeirdAlYankovic-directed video for "Rockin' The Suburbs."

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* MindScrew: The WeirdAlYankovic-directed Music/WeirdAlYankovic-directed video for "Rockin' The Suburbs."
19th Apr '17 10:51:53 AM NWolfman
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* SignatureSong: Ben Folds Five's is "Brick", while Ben's solo would probably be either "Landed" or "Rockin' the Suburbs".

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* SignatureSong: Ben Folds Five's is "Brick", while Ben's solo would probably be either "Landed" or "Rockin' the Suburbs". Ben has said that "The Luckiest" is the song he gets the most feedback for, as it's become a hugely popular wedding song.
19th Apr '17 10:40:34 AM NWolfman
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* SugarWiki/HeartwarmingMoments: The "Do It Anyway" video with Creator/AnnaKendrick and ''Series/FraggleRock''. SO FUN!
* [[Heartwarming/Music Heartwarming Music]]: "Gracie," a ParentalLoveSong written for his then five-year-old daughter. It's the closest he's ever come to writing a completely sincere love song.

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* SugarWiki/HeartwarmingMoments: SugarWiki/HeartwarmingMoments
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The "Do It Anyway" video with Creator/AnnaKendrick and ''Series/FraggleRock''. SO FUN!
* [[Heartwarming/Music Heartwarming Music]]: ** "Gracie," a ParentalLoveSong written for his then five-year-old daughter. It's the closest he's ever come to writing a completely sincere love song.
19th Apr '17 10:39:38 AM NWolfman
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* [[Heartwarming/Music Heartwarming Music]]: "Gracie," a ParentalLoveSong written for his then five-year-old daughter. It's the closest he's ever come to writing a completely sincere love song.
2nd Oct '16 4:50:56 PM twilicorn
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* SugarWiki/HeartwarmingMoments: The "Do It Anyway" video with Creator/AnnaKendrick and ''Series/FraggleRock''. SO FUN!
29th Aug '16 10:31:17 AM NWolfman
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** BRICK.
** Do It Anyway
** "Draw A Crowd."
* EpicRiff: Ben frequently does a piano version; notable ones include "One Angry Dwarf and 200 Solemn Faces", "Annie Waits", and "Philosophy".

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** BRICK.
** Do It Anyway
** "Draw A Crowd.
"Brick."
** "Do It Anyway"
** "Draw A Crowd"
** "Landed" is an [[InvokedTrope invocation]]: it's his only song to date that he wrote with the intent of releasing it as a single.
* EpicRiff: Ben frequently does a piano version; notable ones include "One Angry Dwarf and 200 Solemn Faces", "Annie Waits", "Landed" and "Philosophy".
29th Aug '16 10:26:54 AM NWolfman
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* BrokenBase: His collaboration with Nick Hornsby, "Lonely Avenue." Some say it's the best collection of songs he's ever written, while others feel that Hornsby's writing isn't musical enough.

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* BrokenBase: His collaboration with Nick Hornsby, "Lonely ''Lonely Avenue." '' Some say it's the best collection of songs he's ever written, while others feel that Hornsby's writing isn't musical enough.
29th Aug '16 10:24:54 AM NWolfman
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* JerkassWoobie: The narrator of "Landed," who shuns his friends and loved ones at the behest of his possessive girlfriend/wife.
--> ''If you wrote me off''
--> ''I'd understand it''
--> '''Cause I've been on''
--> ''Some other planet''
12th Jul '16 10:06:38 PM NWolfman
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* OldShame: The 4.6 songs he had to write for a music publishing company, discussed in "One Down," were so awful that he's made no effort to even remember how the go.
9th Jul '16 4:47:57 PM Anddrix
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* BaseBreaker: His collaboration with Nick Hornsby, "Lonely Avenue." Some say it's the best collection of songs he's ever written, while others feel that Hornsby's writing isn't musical enough.

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* BaseBreaker: BrokenBase: His collaboration with Nick Hornsby, "Lonely Avenue." Some say it's the best collection of songs he's ever written, while others feel that Hornsby's writing isn't musical enough.
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