The Best Imitation of Myself: A Retrospective (1991-2011)

The Best Imitation of Myself: A Retrospective (1991-2011)

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by Ben Folds
     
 

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Ever since breaking out of the alternative music scene with his piano, his band Ben Folds Five, and the wildly popular hits “Underground" in 1995 and “Brick” in 1997, Ben Folds has maintained a strong presence as an acclaimed singer-songwriter. With more than three million units sold to date over his 15-year recording career, Folds’s wry, wise, and infectiously… See more details below

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Ever since breaking out of the alternative music scene with his piano, his band Ben Folds Five, and the wildly popular hits “Underground" in 1995 and “Brick” in 1997, Ben Folds has maintained a strong presence as an acclaimed singer-songwriter. With more than three million units sold to date over his 15-year recording career, Folds’s wry, wise, and infectiously melodic keyboard-centric storytelling style continues to delight his fervent fans worldwide.

Digging through his large archive of material, Ben has compiled The Best Imitation Of Myself: A Retrospective (1995-2011). This is the first U.S. comprehensive compilation spanning the career of Ben Folds to date, including a brand new track with the Ben Folds Five. This single-disc, 18-track version features the re-mastered hits, fan favorites, alternate mixes, and one brand-new track by the Ben Folds Five! From the Label

Product Details

Release Date:
10/11/2011
Label:
Sony Legacy
UPC:
0886979444522
catalogNumber:
794445
Rank:
53803

Tracks

  1. Brick  -  Ben Folds Five
  2. Annie Waits  - Ben Folds
  3. Philosophy  -  Ben Folds Five
  4. Underground  -  Ben Folds Five
  5. Landed  - Ben Folds
  6. One Angry Dwarf and 200 Solemn Faces  -  Ben Folds Five
  7. Don't Change Your Plans  -  Ben Folds Five
  8. The Luckiest  - Ben Folds
  9. Smoke  -  West Australian Symphony Orchestra
  10. Rockin' the Suburbs  - Ben Folds
  11. Kate  -  Ben Folds Five
  12. Gracie  - Ben Folds
  13. Still Fighting It  - Ben Folds
  14. You Don't Know Me  - Regina Spektor
  15. There's Always Someone Cooler Than You  - Ben Folds
  16. Still  - Ben Folds
  17. From Above  - Ben Folds
  18. House  -  Ben Folds Five

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Album Credits

Performance Credits

Ben Folds   Primary Artist

Technical Credits

Ben Grosse   Producer,Engineer
Dennis Herring   Producer
Bob Ludwig   Mastering
John Mark Painter   Producer
Caleb Southern   Producer,Engineer,Remixing
Andy Wallace   Engineer
Ben Folds   Composer,Producer,Engineer,Liner Notes,Artwork
Joe Costa   Engineer
Lance Mercer   Artwork
Katrina Dickson   Artwork
James Hewgill   Engineer
Alan Wolmark   Artwork,Management
Alexandria Searls   Artwork
Darren Jessee   Composer
Anna Goodman   Composer
Darren Salmieri   Producer
Ingvar Renne   Artwork
Nick Hornby   Composer
Michael Pignéguy   Orchestral Arrangements
Fleur Folds   Executive Producer,Artwork
Kerry McCarthy   Artwork
Joshua Kessler   Artwork
Opie Otterstad   Cover Painting

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