Ben Folds Five – The Sound of the Life of the Mind

After a hiatus that spanned a dozen years, Ben Folds Five is back. Of course, Ben Folds himself never really went away - starting with the brilliant Rockin' the Suburbs in 2001, he released a series of solo records and side-projects that, beginning from that lofty point, seemed to offer increasingly diminishing returns1 while his public profile managed to [...]