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Mar
09

Thinking About The Army?

ben-folds-a-cappella-album-art1It takes skills to sing without a beat behind you – a capella is no joke. But with vocal talent, some enthusiasm, and a desire to concoct harmonious barbershop quartet-like jams with 11 of your closest pals, the boys of the University of Rochester make it appear effortless. Stereogum is reporting a 16 track – all a capella – tribute to Ben Folds. Below, we are graced with “Army”, from funky college kids studying and perfecting something that is recession proof – an ability to rock the quad with nothing but a smooth delivery. Nicely done, boys….

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1 Response to “Thinking About The Army?”


  1. March 19, 2009 at 6:31 pm

    A Capella is always entertaining. This sounds pretty good. It makes one wonder what tracks by other artists would sound like if given a similar treatment.

    I remember when Folds sent out an email last year asking for university a capella groups to send in their take on his songs. JT will tell you that the Other Guys would top this performance. Lori would tell you Straight No Chaser is where it’s at…


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