Birth Name: Benjamin Scott Folds
Birth Place: Winston-Salem, North Carolina
Years Active: 1988 — present
Genres: Piano Rock, Rock
Benjamin Scott "Ben" Folds (born September 12, 1966) is an American singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and the former frontman of the alternative rock trio Ben Folds Five. Ben Folds Five formed in 1993 in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. They released their debut, self-titled album in 1995. The band's biggest success was the single "Brick" from their second album, “Whatever and Ever Amen,” released in 1997. It was followed by the more somber and jazz-based 1999 album, “The Unauthorized Biography of Reinhold Messner.” Following the worldwide tour in support of The Unauthorized Biography of Reinhold Messner, the band amicably broke up in October 2000. In 1998 he contributed to the...
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