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The Talks at Google podcast - where great minds meet.

Talks at Google brings the world’s most influential thinkers, creators, makers, and doers all to one place. Every episode is taken from a video that can be seen at YouTube.com/TalksAtGoogle.

Jan 8, 2019

An intimate performance and conversation with platinum rock piano musician, Ben Folds.

Performance timecodes:

  • 58:40 - Landed
  • 1:03:40 - Lullaby
  • 1:08:58 - Army

Ben Folds is an American singer-songwriter and record producer. From 1995 to 2000, Folds was the frontman and pianist of the alternative rock band Ben Folds Five. After the group temporarily disbanded, Folds performed as a solo artist and has toured all over the world. The group reunited in 2011. He has also collaborated with musicians such as William Shatner, Regina Spektor and ""Weird Al"" Yankovic and undertaken experimental songwriting projects with authors such as Nick Hornby and Neil Gaiman. In addition to contributing music to the soundtracks of the animated films Over the Hedge, and Hoodwinked!, Folds produced Amanda Palmer's first solo album and was a judge on the NBC a cappella singing contest The Sing-Off from 2009 to 2013. He's currently employed as Artistic Advisor to the National Symphony Orchestra at the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C.

More info at http://BenFolds.com

Moderated by Alan Seales.

Visit http://g.co/TalksAtGoogle/BenFolds to watch the video.