So, not Ben Folds himself, but this one comes from his a capella CD.
I love the original, no doubt, but this is an excellent cover and arrangement. Not to mention it solidifies my want to be in an a capella group or show choir.
Side note: Kay Lewis and I do an awesome job singing along to this one, by the way. Especially when in my car.
Crowd participation for the win!!
Ben Folds – “Army”
As I’ve mentioned recently on Twitter, I recently realized how much I enjoy mashups that include this awesome Jay-Z song. Now, don’t get me wrong, I like the song on it’s own just fine, but it just seems to make for some really sweet mashups.
I’ve decided to try to pull together a list/playlist of the various versions that are out there. Lofty goal, I know. 😉
I already have 3 versions – 99 Luftballoons, from the Grey Album, and a track with Limp Bizkit Linkin Park (thanks Meaghan for the correction)- but I’m asking for some other suggestions of the good ones that are out there.
And on that note, I’m going to try to get some sleep on this humid Minnesota night.
Continuing the Ben Folds theme. . .
Ben Folds Five – “Alice Childress”
Warning: I was on a bit of a Ben Folds kick today, so may have a series of his songs as my jams of the day. I hope everyone had a splendid weekend. I know I did. 🙂
I have a confession to make – sometimes I briefly sneak music/headphones at my desk. (shhh don’t tell anyone)
Today was one of those days. I am in one of the stretches of time where my job is absolutely hectic, busy, and full of a lot of writing, phonecalls, emails, figuring stuff out and making stuff work. I found myself needing a little bit of a pick-me-up this afternoon to get back into the zone, and thanks to the Twitters I also found some good new music.
Enjoy – I know I did.
“3 More Days” Ray LaMontagne (h/t to Bridget Cusick)
“One Day Like This” Elbow (h/t to ElsieSnuffin)
“You Are The Best Thing” Ray LaMontagne (h/t Pandora)