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Ben Folds Five Releasing New Album in September

Ben Folds Five are releasing their first album of new material in 13 years, a record titled ‘The Sound of the Life of the Mind.’ Ben Folds Five Releasing New Album in September

After not releasing an album of new material in 13 years, Ben Folds Five are putting out a new record in September. Titled The Sound of the Life of the Mind, the trio’s new album comes out on September 18 through ImaVeePee Records/Sony Music Entertainment.

Aside from being a disc of new music after over a decade, the new album is notable in another regard: it was created out of a grassroots campaign on PledgeMusic, which connects fans and artists with charities. For The Sound of the Life of the Mind, funds from the record and other items go toward supporting Music Education and Music Therapy – causes chosen specifically by the group.

Fans waiting to see Ben Folds Five won’t have to wait long. Just days before the album hits stores, the trio begin their North American tour and, before the end of the year, hit locations in the U.K., Ireland, and Australia. Their full list of tour dates includes:

September 13 Holyoke, MA Mountain Park Amphitheatre

September 14 New York, NY Central Park Rumsey Playground

September 16 Cary, NC Koka Booth Amphitheatre

September 18 Atlanta, GA Tabernacle

September 19 North Charleston, SC North Charleston Performing Arts Center

September 21 Pensacola Beach, FL DeLuna Fest

September 23 Dallas, TX Palladium Ballroom

September 24 Austin, TX Stubbs Waller Creek Amphitheatre

September 25 Houston, TX Bayou Music Center

September 28 Kansas City, MO Starlight

October 2 Detroit, MI The Fillmore Detroit

October 5 Buffalo, NY Kleinhas

November 10 Melbourne, Australia Harvest Festival - Werribee Park

November 17 Sydney, Australia Harvest Festival - Parramatta Park

November 18 Brisbane, Australia Harvest Festival - Botanic Gardens

November 23 Bristol, England O2 Academy

November 24 Nottingham, England Rock City

November 26 Dublin, Ireland Vicar Street

November 29 Manchester, England O2 Apollo

November 30 Glasgow, Scotland O2 Academy

December 1 Leeds, England O2 Academy

December 3 Birmingham, England O2 Academy

December 4 London, England O2 Academy Brixton

December 5 London, England O2 Academy Brixton

Written on Jul 16 2012 by Irene Test (Google+ profile), writer at KOvideo. Tags: ben folds five The Sound of the Life of the Mind pledgemusic

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