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Ben Folds Five details reunion album: The Sound Of The Life Of The Mind

on July 16, 2012, 11:43am

ben folds five the sound of the life of the mind Ben Folds Five details reunion album: The Sound Of The Life Of The Mind

Ben Folds Five will release their first album in 13 years, The Sound Of The Life Of The Mind, on September 18th via ImaVeePee Records/Sony Music Entertainment. That’s the artwork above, and the 10-song tracklist is posted below.

As previously reported, the band funded the album through a grassroots crowd sourcing campaign on PledgeMusic. A portion of the funds generated by album sales, and other items ordered by fans through PledgeMusic, will be used to support Music Education and Music Therapy, a charity personally chosen by Ben Folds Five, according to a press release.

In support of the release, BFF will plays shows in the U.S., Europe, and Australia through the end of the year. Check out their updated tour schedule below.

And while we’re on the subject, have you taken our Ben Folds Five lyrics quiz?

The Sound Of The Life Of The Mind Tracklist:
01. Erase Me
02. Michael Praytor, Five Years Later
03. Sky High
04. The Sound Of The Life Of The Mind
05. On Being Frank
06. Draw A Crowd
07. Do It Anyway
08. Hold That Thought
09. Away When You Were Here
10. Thank You For Breaking My Heart

Ben Folds Five 2012 Tour Dates:
09/13 – Holyoke, MA @ Mountain Park Amphitheatre
09/14 – New York, NY @ Central Park Rumsey Playground
09/16 – Cary, NC @ Koka Booth Amphitheatre
09/18 – Atlanta, GA @ Tabernacle
09/19 – North Charleston, SC @ North Charleston Performing Arts Center
09/21 – Pensacola Beach, FL @ DeLuna Fest
09/23 – Dallas, TX @ Palladium Ballroom
09/24 – Austin, TX @ Stubbs Waller Creek Amphitheatre
09/25 – Houston, TX @ Bayou Music Center
09/28 – Kansas City, MO @ Starlight
10/02 – Detroit, MI @ The Fillmore Detroit
10/05 – Buffalo, NY @ Kleinhas
11/10 – Melbourne, AU @ Harvest Festival – Werribee Park
11/17 – Sydney, AU @ Harvest Festival – Parramatta Park
11/18 – Brisbane, AU @ Harvest Festival – Botanic Gardens
11/23 – Bristol, UK @ O2 Academy
11/24 – Nottingham, UK @ Rock City
11/26 – Dublin, IE @ Vicar Street
11/29 – Manchester, UK @ O2 Apollo
11/30 – Glasgow, UK @ O2 Academy
12/01 – Leeds, UK @ O2 Academy
12/03 – Birmingham, UK @ O2 Academy
12/04 – London, UK @ O2 Academy Brixton
12/05 – London, UK @ O2 Academy Brixton