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Q&A With Ben Folds

The man who makes the Ben Folds Five, well, the Ben Folds Five has learned a thing or two since their last go-round.

This article is from Issue 61: Jan/Feb 2013

More than 10 years have passed since the last time the Ben Folds Five—Ben Folds (piano and vocals), Robert Sledge (bass) and Darren Jessee (drums)—graced the indie-rock airwaves as a threesome. Burnt out and jaded in 2000, Folds, Sledge and Jessee threw in the towel, and each embarked on solo careers.