Yet another band appear to have reformed… is there anyone left to reform?
North Carolina 90’s band Ben Folds Five have reunited to record a new album; well thats according to several cryptic tweets from the band’s eponymous ringleader.
On the 29th January Folds posted a picture of himself along with both Robert Sledge and Darren Jessee, with the tag “NewBenFoldsFiveRecord,” ”â this was followed a short time later by a second tweet anticipating a spring release. Furthe info leaked out confirming that the band is set to be in the studio through March of this year. No details as to a possible release label were announced.
Ben Folds Five first rose to popularity in the late ’90s with their single “Brick” they split in October 2000 under ”Ëamicable circumstances’ ”â Folds himself went onto a great deal of solo success, he was also somewhat oddly the co-writer and producer of actor William Shatner’s second album ”ËHas Been’
Ben Folds Five reunited to record a handful of new songs for 2011’s The Best Imitation of Myself: A Retrospective, which was their first new recording since 1999’s The Unauthorized Biography of Reinhold Messner.