Folds Symphonic Shows Coming To DVD
Ben Folds' two March concerts with an 83-piece orchestra are in the spotlight on a new DVD.Ben Folds' two March concerts with an 83-piece orchestra are in the spotlight on a new DVD. Due Dec. 6 via Epic, "Ben Folds and WASO Live in Perth" finds the artist and the Western Australia Symphony Orchestra running through 13 selections, including "Brick," "The Ascent of Stan" and "Rock This B*tch."
"Live in Perth" also features behind-the-scenes footage of Folds and the orchestra plus an interview with the American-born artist, who now lives in Australia when he's not on the road.
In the midst of his fall North American tour that visits Chicago tonight (Oct. 27), Folds will reprise the orchestral format for three shows next month with the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra: Nov. 10 at Stratford Hall in North Bethesda, Md., and Nov. 11-12 at Baltimore's Meyerhoff Symphony Hall.
Folds is out in support of his latest studio album, "Songs for Silverman," which debuted in May at a career-best No. 13 on The Billboard 200, thanks to first-week sales of 50,000 copies.
Here is the track list for "Live in Perth":
"Zak and Sara"
"Fred Jones Part 2"
"Steven's Last Night in Town"
"Rock This B*tch"
"The Ascent of Stan"