CD Picks

Hall of Fame

  • Bands I've Seen Four Times or More:
    • Arcade Fire
    • Nicole Atkins & The Sea
    • Beck
    • Black Angels
    • Black Hollies
    • Bloc Party
    • Blur
    • Broken Social Scene
    • The Brunettes
    • Clap Your Hands Say Yeah
    • Cults
    • Death Cab for Cutie
    • The Decemberists
    • The Dig
    • Doves
    • The Duke Spirit
    • Dum Dum Girls
    • Editors
    • Feist
    • Franz Ferdinand
    • French Kicks
    • Gorillaz
    • Grand National
    • The Grates
    • Holy Fuck
    • Immaculate Machine
    • Langhorne Slim
    • Les Sans Culottes
    • Love Is All
    • Kaiser Chiefs
    • Mates of State
    • Kate Nash
    • Neko Case
    • The New Pornographers
    • Northern State
    • Nouvellas
    • The Parlor Mob
    • Pavement
    • Phoenix
    • The Pipettes
    • The Puppini Sisters
    • Radiohead
    • The Rakes
    • Ra Ra Riot
    • Eli "Paperboy" Reed & The True Loves
    • The Roots
    • Royksopp
    • Salt & Samovar
    • Secret Machines
    • The Shins
    • Slow Club
    • Sons & Daughters
    • Bruce Springsteen
    • Supergrass
    • They Might Be Giants
    • Tilly & The Wall
    • The Tings Tings
    • Titus Andronicus
    • Vampire Weekend
    • Yeah Yeah Yeahs
    • Yo La Tengo

Guitar Pick Recipients

  • Recipients of the MusicSnobbery.com Guitar Pick
    • Damon Albarn
    • Nicole Atkins
    • Win Butler of Arcade Fire
    • Laura Cantrell
    • Sharin Foo of The Raveonettes
    • Inara George of The Bird & The Bee
    • Justin Hayward-Young of The Vaccines
    • Dave Hollinghurst of Nicole Atkins & The Sea
    • Ivan Howard of The Rosebuds
    • Dev Hynes of Lightspeed Champion
    • Sam Isaac
    • JayMay
    • Alex Kapranos of Franz Ferdinand
    • Langhorne Slim
    • Sondre Lerche
    • Emanuel Lundgren of I'm From Barcelona
    • Moby
    • David Moltz of Salt & Samovar
    • Peter Morén of Peter Bjorn & John
    • Keith Murray of We Are Scientists
    • Kate Nash
    • Carl Newman of The New Pornographers
    • Jack Peñate
    • Juanita Stein of Howling Bells
    • Anna Ternheim
    • Sune Rose Wagner of The Raveonettes
    • Katie White of The Ting Tings
    • Björn Yttling of Peter Bjorn & John

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April 25, 2008

Comments

tony

omgsh i cant believe its his forth did he write 'luckiest' for this one or one of the others?

I don't feel like looking it up, but luckiest waa deifinately written way before he married Fleur, so to answer your question: Probably not.

eva

I'm happy for the man, but my husband and I did our first dance at our wedding party to "the luckiest", because we love the song AND because Ben Folds wrote it for his - former - wife. The symbolism kinda gets lost now... but hey, I still love the song :)

Kate

Perhaps a message to women to not marry Mr. Folds, as great as his music is. Sigh.

Really?

Still fighting a way to normal, he is. I had no idea!!!!!!!!!!!! I still love his music!

Jenny

i thought that "Luckiest" was written about his daughter? oh well whatever floats your boat.

Bill VC

His new CD makes me cringe because of all the references to his ex-wife Frally--even if he says they're not references to her. He's got a couple of 9-year-old kids, and you just don't write stuff like that about your kids' mom. The kids are more important than some material for mediocre pop songs. Immature. Not only is the CD not so great, but his status as a human being goes down (because I know he cares about what I think). Frally, on the other hand, has a new CD, and it's very cool.

Amelia

Umm.. can I be number 5??? Pretty please?

Carson

uhh jenny is an idiot Ben can write whatever the shit he wants to write about, and he is a damn good song writer, and a vey down to earth friendly guy, i met him while i was recording some songs in nashville acouple years back and he is a bad ass and fucking legend!!!!

Kathy

I know Ben very well and frankly, I'm disappointed in him. I thought he had finally found something special with Frally. While I've been his friend since high school, I'm thinking I need to be in Frally's corner on this one. No doubt the man is a genious but that is never an excuse to be an extreme asshole.

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