The Best Imitation of Myself: A Retrospective

The Best Imitation of Myself: A Retrospective

by Ben Folds

Vinyl LP(Long Playing Record)

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Overview

Ben Folds’ The Best Imitation of Myself: A Retrospective is the long-awaited, career-spanning anthology chronicling the musical adventures of pop’s quintessential post-modern singer-songwriter-pianist.

The most comprehensive and definitive Ben Folds collection ever assembled and first-ever domestic overview of Folds’ music, The Best Imitation of Myself: A Retrospective is remastered from original master tapes, bringing together Ben’s biggest hits, previously unreleased material, and a newly recorded Ben Folds Five track.

Available as a double LP on high quality vinyl, The Best Imitation of Myself: A Retrospective features liner notes and track-by-track song annotations by Ben Folds.

A perfect point of entry for newcomers as well as a treasure trove for the initiated, the double LP is a carefully curated 18-track distillation of the essence of two decades of Ben Folds music, from the break-out hits “Underground” and “Brick” with Ben Folds Five through solo work and unexpected collaborations ranging from “You Don’t Know Me” with Regina Spektor to “From Above” (with lyrics by Nick Hornby, author of “High Fidelity”). Pointing to the future, side Four closes with “House,” a brand new Ben Folds Five song recorded especially for the retrospective. From the Label

Product Details

Release Date: 11/21/2011
Label: Sony Legacy
UPC: 0886979689817
catalogNumber: 796898
Rank: 33666

Tracks

Disc 1

  1. Brick
  2. Annie Waits
  3. Philosophy
  4. Underground
  5. Landed
  6. One Angry Dwarf and 200 Solemn Faces
  7. Don't Change Your Plans
  8. The Luckiest
  9. Smoke

Disc 2

  1. Rockin' the Suburbs
  2. Kate
  3. Gracie
  4. Still Fighting It
  5. You Don't Know Me
  6. There's Always Someone Cooler than You
  7. Still
  8. From Above
  9. House

Album Credits

Performance Credits

Ben Folds   Primary Artist

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