Ben Folds Five

Ben Folds Five - Ben Folds Five
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Based on 5 reviews
1995 Ratings: #60 / 432
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Based on 21 ratings
August 8, 1995 / Release Date
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rosevean
90
Lighthearted

#1 Jackson Cannery / #2 Philosophy / #5 Alice Childress / #6 Underground
#8 Uncle Walter / #9 Best Imitation Of Myself / #11 The Last Polka
ItsJustArcherr
95
Edit 1/16/2019: I initially gave this an 85 I found the album better on second and third listens. The album is just overall fun to listen to and not as repetitive when listened repeatedly. Alice Childress may easily be one of my favorite songs ever. That song is so memorable, and feels nostalgic and special, in a way.

A very solid, memorable, charming, and catchy record, Ben Folds Five's self-titled album is an impressive debut album. Although the tracks can get repetitive (because all of them ... read more
VinylHound83
89
Jackson Cannery - 10/10
Philosophy - 10/10
Julianne 8/10
Where's Summer B.? - 8/10
Alice Childress - 10/10
Underground - 9/10
Sports & Wine - 8/10
Uncle Walter - 8/10
Best Imitation Of Myself - 10/10
Video - 8/10
The Last Polka - 8/10
Boxing - 10/10

Overall Rating: 107 out of 120 = 89%

Overall Review: Ben is one of my favorites. He made nerds seem cooler. The debut album is chock full of story-songs and a few classics. His best work is yet to come but this is a great starting ... read more
CheapandLethal
75
Decent
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Track List

  1. Jackson Cannery 
  2. Philosophy 
  3. Julianne 
  4. Where's Summer B.? 
  5. Alice Childress 
  6. Underground 
  7. Sports & Wine 
  8. Uncle Walter 
  9. Best Imitation Of Myself 
  10. Video 
  11. The Last Polka 
  12. Boxing
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