After twelve long years, Five has officially returned to the scene. was formed in Chapel Hill, North Carolina in 1994 and were arguably one of the top indie/pop acts each time they toured. They reached for the charts “Brick”, a track off their top rated, Whatever And Ever Amen in 1997. broke up in 2000 pursuing a solo career but they’re officially back on track. They’ve returned with the original trio in tact, (piano), Robert Sledge (bass) and Darren Jessee (drums) with a album entitled, The Sound Of The Life Of The Mind, which was released this week, and a collaboration with The Jim Henson Company’s “” for a video, “Do It Anyway.” Check out the video and BFF’s upcoming fall tour after the jump

“Do It Anyway” Music Video Featuring

"DO IT ANYWAY" f. Fraggle Rock [Official Video]

Bonus BFF Video: The Vinyl Pressing of the New Album

- Vinyl Record Pressing of 'The Sound Of The Life Of The Mind' New Album!

Ben Folds Five Fall Tour 2012

Sep 21 2012 Pensacola Beach, FL –
Sep 23 2012 Dallas, – Palladium Ballroom
Sep 24 2012 , – Stubbs Waller Creek Amphitheatre
Sep 25 2012 Houston, TX – Bayou Music Center
Sep 27 2012 Council Bluffs, IA – Stir Cove at Harrahs
Sep 28 2012 , MO – Starlight
Sep 29 2012 , MN –
Sep 30 2012 , IL – Theatre
Oct 02 2012 Detroit, MI – The Detroit
Oct 03 2012 Indianapolis, IN – Murat Theatre
Oct 05 2012 Buffalo, NY – Kleinhas
Oct 06 2012 Columbia, MD – Virgin Mobile
Oct 07 2012 , PA –
Oct 09 2012 Port Chester, NY –
Oct 13 2012 , MA –

You can head over to the BFF official site for ticket information and find out how to get a copy of The Sound Of The Life Of The Mind pictured below.


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