Folds, Ben - Best Imitation Of Myself - Retrospective 1991-2011 (CD)

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Categories
RockPopMusic
Category
  1. Performer
  2. Rock & Pop
  3. Alternative
Number of Items
1
Title
The Best Imitation of Myself: A Retrospective [PA]
Media
CD
BarCode
886979444522
Country of Origin
USA
Label
Naxos
Mono / Stereo
Stereo
Format
CD
Barcode
886979444522
Previews

Record Collector (magazine) (p.94) - 4 stars out of 5 -- "[T]he three ballads recorded at the Royal Albert Hall are as heartrending as tales of love and loss come..."
Uncut (magazine) (p.86) - 4 stars out of 5 -- "Of most interest are three new songs with his first group, Ben Folds Five. 'Tell Me What I Did' in particular recalls their trademark belligerent nerdiness..."

Tracks
  1. [ Disc 01 Track 01 ] Brick
  2. [ Disc 01 Track 02 ] Annie Waits
  3. [ Disc 01 Track 03 ] Philosophy
  4. [ Disc 01 Track 04 ] Underground
  5. [ Disc 01 Track 05 ] Landed
  6. [ Disc 01 Track 06 ] One Angry Dwarf and 200 Solemn Faces
  7. [ Disc 01 Track 07 ] Don't Change Your Plans Biography of Reinhold Messner 1999)
  8. [ Disc 01 Track 08 ] The Luckiest
  9. [ Disc 01 Track 09 ] Smoke
  10. [ Disc 01 Track 10 ] Rockin' the Suburbs
  11. [ Disc 01 Track 11 ] Kate
  12. [ Disc 01 Track 12 ] Gracie
  13. [ Disc 01 Track 13 ] Still Fighting It
  14. [ Disc 01 Track 14 ] You Don't Know Me
  15. [ Disc 01 Track 15 ] There's Always Someone Cooler Than You
  16. [ Disc 01 Track 16 ] Still
  17. [ Disc 01 Track 17 ] From Above
  18. [ Disc 01 Track 18 ] House
  19. [ Disc 02 Track 01 ] Julianne
  20. [ Disc 02 Track 02 ] Video
  21. [ Disc 02 Track 03 ] Song for The Dumped
  22. [ Disc 02 Track 04 ] Missing the War
  23. [ Disc 02 Track 05 ] Mess
  24. [ Disc 02 Track 06 ] Magic
  25. [ Disc 02 Track 07 ] Selfless, Cold and Composed
  26. [ Disc 02 Track 08 ] Zak and Sara
  27. [ Disc 02 Track 09 ] Girl
  28. [ Disc 02 Track 10 ] Just Pretend
  29. [ Disc 02 Track 11 ] Fred Jones Part 2
  30. [ Disc 02 Track 12 ] Careless Whisper
  31. [ Disc 02 Track 13 ] All U Can Eat
  32. [ Disc 02 Track 14 ] Long Tall Texan
  33. [ Disc 02 Track 15 ] Army
  34. [ Disc 02 Track 16 ] Battle of Who Could Care Less
  35. [ Disc 02 Track 17 ] Kylie from Connecticut
  36. [ Disc 02 Track 18 ] Effington
  37. [ Disc 02 Track 19 ] Picture Window
  38. [ Disc 02 Track 20 ] Sentimental Guy
  39. [ Disc 02 Track 21 ] Not the Same
  40. [ Disc 03 Track 01 ] Unrelated
  41. [ Disc 03 Track 02 ] Best Imitation of Myself
  42. [ Disc 03 Track 03 ] Rocky
  43. [ Disc 03 Track 04 ] Boxing
  44. [ Disc 03 Track 05 ] Julianne
  45. [ Disc 03 Track 06 ] Evaporated
  46. [ Disc 03 Track 07 ] Alice Childress
  47. [ Disc 03 Track 08 ] Barrytown
  48. [ Disc 03 Track 09 ] Amelia Bright
  49. [ Disc 03 Track 10 ] Tell Me What I Did
  50. [ Disc 03 Track 11 ] Rock Star
  51. [ Disc 03 Track 12 ] Losing Lisa
  52. [ Disc 03 Track 13 ] Break Up at Food
  53. [ Disc 03 Track 14 ] Court
  54. [ Disc 03 Track 15 ] Wandering
  55. [ Disc 03 Track 16 ] Hiro's Song
  56. [ Disc 03 Track 17 ] The Secret Life of Morgan
  57. [ Disc 03 Track 18 ] Davis
  58. [ Disc 03 Track 19 ] Such Great Heights
  59. [ Disc 03 Track 20 ] Bitches Ain't Shit
  60. [ Disc 03 Track 21 ] Time
  61. [ Disc 03 Track 22 ] Sleazy
  62. [ Disc 03 Track 23 ] Because the Origami
  63. [ Disc 03 Track 24 ] Stumblin' Home Winter Blues
Songs / Tracks
  1. [ Disc 01 Track 01 ] Brick [Radio Mix] - (remix, featuring Ben Folds Five)
  2. [ Disc 01 Track 02 ] Annie Waits
  3. [ Disc 01 Track 03 ] Philosophy - (featuring Ben Folds Five)
  4. [ Disc 01 Track 04 ] Underground - (featuring Ben Folds Five)
  5. [ Disc 01 Track 05 ] Landed [Strings Version]
  6. [ Disc 01 Track 06 ] One Angry Dwarf and 200 Solemn Faces - (featuring Ben Folds Five)
  7. [ Disc 01 Track 07 ] Don't Change Your Plans - (featuring Ben Folds Five)
  8. [ Disc 01 Track 08 ] Luckiest, The
  9. [ Disc 01 Track 09 ] Smoke [Live in Perth, Australia 2003] - (previously unreleased, featuring West Australian Symphony Orchestra)
  10. [ Disc 01 Track 10 ] Rockin' the Suburbs
  11. [ Disc 01 Track 11 ] Kate - (featuring Ben Folds Five)
  12. [ Disc 01 Track 12 ] Gracie
  13. [ Disc 01 Track 13 ] Still Fighting It [Extended Version] - (previously unreleased)
  14. [ Disc 01 Track 14 ] You Don't Know Me - (featuring Regina Spektor)
  15. [ Disc 01 Track 15 ] There's Always Someone Cooler Than You
  16. [ Disc 01 Track 16 ] Still
  17. [ Disc 01 Track 17 ] From Above
  18. [ Disc 01 Track 18 ] House - (previously unreleased, featuring Ben Folds Five)
Genre
Pop / Rock
Release Date
10 November 2011
Duration
74m 29s
Country
Notes

Liner Note Author: Ben Folds.
Recording information: Ben Grosse's House, Los Angeles, CA (03/12/2005-03/13/2005); Ben's Studio, Nashville (03/12/2005-03/13/2005); Capitol Studios, Hollywood, CA (03/12/2005-03/13/2005); Chapel Hill, NC (03/12/2005-03/13/2005); Grandmaster Studios, Los Angeles, CA (03/12/2005-03/13/2005); Kings Park, Perth, Australia (03/12/2005-03/13/2005); Krell Studios, Adelaide, Australia (03/12/2005-03/13/2005); RPM Studios, New York, NY (03/12/2005-03/13/2005); Signet Sound Studios, Los Angeles, CA (03/12/2005-03/13/2005); Sound City Studios, Los Angeles, CA (03/12/2005-03/13/2005); The Mix Room (03/12/2005-03/13/2005); Water Music, Hoboken, NJ (03/12/2005-03/13/2005); Wave Castle, NC (03/12/2005-03/13/2005).
Photographers: Joshua Kessler; Kerry McCarthy; Ingvar Renne; Fleur Folds; Lance Mercer; Alan Wolmark; Alexandria Searls; Katrina Dickson; Ben Folds.
The Best Imitation of Myself: A Retrospective represents Ben Folds' first U.S. career overview. The collection features 18 tracks, including a new song with Ben Folds Five.

Date Released
2011-09-01 00:00:00
Audio Format
PCM Audio
Studio / Live
Mixed
Video Disabled
0
Performer
Ben Folds
Producer
Darren Salmieri; Timothy J. Smith (Compilation)
Artists
  1. Folds, Ben
Distributor
Epic/Sony Music Entertain
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