Ben Folds Five
US Alt Rock Legends Announce 8 UK Shows
Last Up-dated: 26th April 2012
The US Indie legends continue their reunion trail with a concert at the London O2 Academy Brixton in December. With still no new album in sight, Ben Folds Five fans canlook forward to a set filled with the band's best tunes.
Bournemouth, O2 Academy (23rd November 2012)
Nottingham, Rock City (24th November 2012)
Dublin, Vicar Street (26th November 2012)
Manchester, O2 Apollo (29th November 2012)
Glasgow, O2 Academy (30th November 2012)
Leeds, O2 Academy (1st December 2012)
Birmingham, O2 Academy (3rd December 2012)
London, Brixton O2 Academy (4th December 2012)
Ben Folds Five released four criticall acclaimed albums throughout the 1990's. The band from Chapel Hill, North Carolina debuted in 1995 with their self-titled album "Ben Folds Five" and followed-up this up with "Whatever and Ever Amen." Following its release in 1997, the album broke the band to a wider audience and received Platinum certification. The single "Brick" taken off "Whatever and Ever Amen" made the Top-30 in the UK and reached Number 6 in their native USA.
"Naked Baby Photos" followed as the band's third album in 1998 and the final studio album, the brilliantly titled "The Unauthorized Biography of Reinhold Messner" followed in 1999.
The band went into hiatus but returned in 2008 for reunion concerts and Ben Folds Five have since kept the reunion alive.