Ben Folds Five’s “On Being Frank”: Idolator Premiere

Robbie Daw / September 11, 2012

Ready to groove back to the days of sunny ’70s piano-and-strings pop awesomeness, a la Elton John, Billy Joel and Carly Simon? Your mellow musical guides for the trip will be none other than Ben Folds Five, who have reunited for The Sound Of The Life Of the Mind. It’s the band’s first release since 1999 — and if there’s any doubt that we’re over the moon about these guys getting back together, look no further than our 12 Most Anticipated Fall Albums roundup.

Now, a week ahead of The Sound Of The Life Of The Mind’s release, we’re premiering album track “On Being Frank”. Head below to hear this gorgeously melodic gem from the trio, which, lyrically, gives a knowing wink to Frank Sinatra. Warning: you will mellow out.

Ben Folds Five — “On Being Frank”

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