Ben Folds: “Lonely Avenue” Listening Party
Lonely Avenue, the collaboration between Ben Folds and novelist Nick Hornby is out on September 28th but Folds is allowing fans to preview it before then on his MySpace page.
The album idea came from a dinner conversation the two had last year and features music and vocals by Folds and lyrics by Hornby, with string arrangements by Paul Buckmaster. The record, which Folds made specifically to be listened to on vinyl, was recorded on 2-inch tape and will be available on audiophile-grade vinyl, cut with the Direct Metal Master process at Abbey Road Studios and pressed at Pallas Manufacturing in Diepholz, Germany.
Folds will be hitting the road in October and November. Check out his full list of dates here.