Studio "Bitches Ain't Sh*t" download, Songs for Silverman formats, and the Whatever and Ever Amen reissue cover art!
6/March/2005 - 23:25
A mass of news was posted by the .com on Friday. I hate to copy/paste from one site to another, but honestly... there's just so damn much I'd otherwise have to reword.
2005 is turning into a very good year. "Why?" you ask?
Here are four really good reasons, to start:
* March 8 -- Ben's cover of the Dr. Dre Classic, "Bitches Ain't Shit" will be available to download from iTunes. You'll be able to check out Ben's brand of Chronic-era Dre on this new non-album track.
* March 22 --
"Landed" 7" single arrives in your favorite record stores!
Also On March 22 -- The special expanded edition of Ben Folds Five's Whatever And Ever Amen remastered with new liner notes from all the original band members and 7 bonus tracks:
Video Killed The Radio Star (studio version, previously unreleased), For All The Pretty People, Mitchell Lane, Theme from "Dr. Pyser" (studio version), Air, She Don't Use Jelly, Song For The Dumped (Japanese version),
Pre-order your copy online for just $9.98!
And the album you've been waiting for...
April 26 -- Ben's new studio album, Songs For Silverman
will be released in three formats and packages:
- 180 Gram Heavy Double Vinyl
- DualDisc: Stereo CD on one side, DVD on the other side including 5.1 Surround Sound mix & 25-minute behind-the-scenes feature
- Deluxe Edition: Featuring 40-page booklet and 40-minute DVD The Making of Songs for Silverman including live performances, exclusive interviews, and behind-the-scenes footage.
Crazy, eh? The low-down was originally spread via the official newsletter, that you can sign up to through the .com.