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Video: Ben Folds's "Working Day" A Cappella Video Premieres on Huffington Post As Folds Launches US Tour

Ben Folds: "Working Day" [video]
The video for Ben Folds's song "Working Day," off his 2010 Nonesuch debut album, Lonely Avenue, featuring lyrics by novelist Nick Hornby, has premiered on the Huffington Post, whose Mike Ragogna also spoke with Folds in an interview about the album. The video, produced by Ryan Lerman, showcases seven audiences recorded during Folds's January tour across the US Midwest. Each audience—in St. Louis and Fulton, Missouri; Athens, Ohio; Champaign, Illinois; Madison and Milwaukee, Wisconsin; and Minneapolis, Minnesota—was given specific parts and conducted to a click track. The arrangement was later weaved together to create a 14,000 voice choir seen and heard on the video performing the song in its entirety. Watch the magic unfold below.

To pick up a copy of Lonely Avenue on CD, vinyl, and in a deluxe edition with four short stories by Hornby and 15 images by acclaimed photographer Joel Meyerowitz, all in a hardbound, 152-page book, head to the Nonesuch Store, where orders include high-quality, 320 kbps MP3s of the album at checkout.

Watch the "Working Day" video here and at

Folds launches his US summer tour tomorrow night at Cain's Ballroom in Tulsa, Oklahoma, a date rescheduled from the earlier tour due to dangerous weather conditions. All of the currently scheduled dates are listed below. For more information and ticket links, go to To read the Huffington Post interview, go to


Jul 7
Cain's Ballroom
Tulsa, OK
Jul 8
Stir Cove Amphitheatre
Council Bluffs, IA
Jul 9
Dave Matthews Band Caravan
Chicago, IL
Jul 10
Kansas City, KS
Jul 13
Ogden Theatre
Denver, CO
Jul 14
Great Salt Air
Salt Lake City, UT
Jul 15
The Cosmopolitan
Las Vegas, NV
Jul 16
Rialto Theater
Tucson, AZ
Jul 18
Tempe, AZ
Jul 20
House of Blues
Anaheim, CA
Jul 21
The Wiltern
Los Angeles, CA
Jul 22
Warfield Theatre
San Francisco, CA
Jul 23
XPoNential Festival
Philadelphia, PA
Aug 20
Alys Stephens Center
Birmingham, AL
Sep 17
Orchestra Hall
Minneapolis, MN
Oct 26
Hilbert Circle Theatre
Indianapolis, IN
Nov 3
Civic Center Music Hall
Oklahoma City, OK
Nov 6
Powell Hall
St. Louis, MO


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