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Ben Folds Five
Ben Folds Five at their reunion concert on September 18, 2008 in Chapel Hill, North Carolina.
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Origin Chapel Hill, North Carolina
Genres Alternative rock, piano rock
Years active 1993–2000, 2008, 2011-Present
Labels Passenger, Caroline, 550
Associated acts Ben Folds, Fear of Pop, Hotel Lights, International Orange, Caleb Southern, Fleming and John

Ben Folds Five was an American alternative rock band from 1993 to 2000. Even though the band was called Ben Folds Five, it only had three members. Ben Folds, who was also the band's lead singer, played piano, Robert Sledge played bass, and Darren Jessee played drums. The band's biggest hits were "Brick" and "Underground".


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