When I first heard the song, just a few years ago, I just thought he had written it for me. [It’s] just a beautiful expression of how we are toward each other as people — we don’t think that we are sufficient for each other; that no one wants to know the real me or the whole me.
— From Fresh Air, Steven Colbert on Ben Folds Five’s “The Best Imitation of Myself”
Photo: Kris Long
Is there video of this performance?
Not online. It’s from the taping of this episode.
PS Listen to that Fresh Air interview. It’s wonderful.
Dear Comedy Centrl, Please put it online? Love you forever, Alex (PCB).
Ben Folds Five performed “Do It Anyway” on Colbert (Click link to watch)
Music Video: Ben Folds Five and Fraggle Rock “DO IT ANYWAY” (by Nerdist)
With cameos from Rob Corddry, Chris Hardwick, and my girlfriend Anna Kendrick.
Watch till the very end.
Album Cover: Ben Folds Five - The Sound Of The Life Of The Mind | Consequence of Sound
The album will hit Sept 18th. Tracklist and tour dates are within that link.
Ben Folds Five is back: The piano-rock legends, last heard from around 2000 (though the namesake has been busy), has a new song called “Do It Anyway” as part of their planned reunion. Whaddya guys think?
Ben Folds motherfucking Five
Ben Folds exploding Five.