A CERTAIN MESSAGE BOARD GETS A SHOUT OUT IN BEN INTERVIEW....

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A CERTAIN MESSAGE BOARD GETS A SHOUT OUT IN BEN INTERVIEW....
« on: October 01, 2008, 04:34:38 AM »
http://nymag.com/daily/entertainment/2008/09/ben_folds.html

I have to admit that every single thing I do seems to upset a certain portion of the fan base. But Silverman, yeah, I think there's a whole message board that pretty much unanimously considers it the worst record of all time.

YEEA-eh. awe.  wrong board. not necessarily true either, but whatevs, still awesome.

Re: A CERTAIN MESSAGE BOARD GETS A SHOUT OUT IN BEN INTERVIEW....
« Reply #1 on: October 01, 2008, 04:38:38 AM »
i don't agree with all this Silverman hating y'all, i like every track on SfS even Give Judy my Notice cos it has nice vocal harmonies, the last 4 tracks are just lovely

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Re: A CERTAIN MESSAGE BOARD GETS A SHOUT OUT IN BEN INTERVIEW....
« Reply #2 on: October 01, 2008, 04:49:41 AM »
we don't all hate it.  as it's being discussed over there, it's the worst ben album. but that's about it. not the worst ever.

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Re: A CERTAIN MESSAGE BOARD GETS A SHOUT OUT IN BEN INTERVIEW....
« Reply #3 on: October 01, 2008, 05:38:39 AM »
How's about the CAPS LOCK fella

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Re: A CERTAIN MESSAGE BOARD GETS A SHOUT OUT IN BEN INTERVIEW....
« Reply #4 on: October 01, 2008, 06:18:40 AM »
silverman is definitely one of my all-time favorites.
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Re: A CERTAIN MESSAGE BOARD GETS A SHOUT OUT IN BEN INTERVIEW....
« Reply #5 on: October 01, 2008, 06:46:33 AM »
Silverman was drone and somber, but not in a pristine and sharp way like Hotel Lights, even.
That being said, regardless if I'm on both the .org and here, I do agree its the worst thing he's put out.
Not saying its the worst record ever.

Prison Food and You To Thank are my favorites. Sentimental Guy was pretty good as well.  "Late" belonged as a B-Side imo.


As far as someone mentioning how most .orgers are bitter about Ben Folds Five. Well, you're right.
Pardon my cheekiness but Ben Folds, without the Five, by himself, is, well, just Not The Same.

Re: A CERTAIN MESSAGE BOARD GETS A SHOUT OUT IN BEN INTERVIEW....
« Reply #6 on: October 01, 2008, 06:55:43 AM »
Oy, Songs for Silverman is my favorite Ben Folds album.

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Re: A CERTAIN MESSAGE BOARD GETS A SHOUT OUT IN BEN INTERVIEW....
« Reply #7 on: October 01, 2008, 06:56:21 AM »
*NOT SAYING I DONT LIKE SOME OF IT. BECAUSE I DO.

Ben Folds Five had albums where I never really skipped anything. Even WAEA, I did not skip Brick too often. It worked well with the album. Especially the banter at the end of it, then the 1...2...3...4....!!!


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Re: A CERTAIN MESSAGE BOARD GETS A SHOUT OUT IN BEN INTERVIEW....
« Reply #8 on: October 01, 2008, 06:57:43 AM »
Oy, Songs for Silverman is my favorite Ben Folds album.


So I sound like an elitist if I told this newbie they were horseshit for thinking Silverman was even remotely REMOTELY I TELL YOU close to being as good as RTS????????????????????????????????????

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Re: A CERTAIN MESSAGE BOARD GETS A SHOUT OUT IN BEN INTERVIEW....
« Reply #9 on: October 01, 2008, 07:03:37 AM »
I am quite a fan of silverman personally.
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« Reply #10 on: October 01, 2008, 07:04:20 AM »
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Re: A CERTAIN MESSAGE BOARD GETS A SHOUT OUT IN BEN INTERVIEW....
« Reply #11 on: October 01, 2008, 07:46:51 AM »
"Late" is one of my favorite tracks of Silverman. not only is the music itself great, but it's an Elliott Smith tribute. to me, Elliott is probably one of the only other songwriters (like Ben) that consistently wrote good material. i think most people can relate to the song if you're an Elliott Smith fan, especially if one of his albums helped you get through a tough time. but it may also be I just have personal ties with the record (Silverman).
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Re: A CERTAIN MESSAGE BOARD GETS A SHOUT OUT IN BEN INTERVIEW....
« Reply #12 on: October 01, 2008, 07:51:56 AM »
I am somewhat an Elliott Smith fan, but Ben even said he hardly knew the guy. If you wish to tribute to someone who you only played basketball with once, but it on a b-side.

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Re: A CERTAIN MESSAGE BOARD GETS A SHOUT OUT IN BEN INTERVIEW....
« Reply #13 on: October 01, 2008, 07:58:03 AM »
to each his own, i guess. "Trusted" or "Time" seemed like b-side material, to me.
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Re: A CERTAIN MESSAGE BOARD GETS A SHOUT OUT IN BEN INTERVIEW....
« Reply #14 on: October 01, 2008, 07:59:24 AM »
Yeah, most of the album was b-side material. Thanks for proving my point.