written for Wireless Bollinger:Ben Folds is not normal, despite the title of his most recently released album, Way To Normal. The man writes songs unlike any of his contemporaries. He falls off of a stage in Japan, suffers a concussion but proceeds to play the set, and then writes a song relating the details of the event (‘Hiroshima’). And the song becomes a hit.
... The live show [at Terminal 5 in Manhattan] opened and closed with overhead echoing sounds of “Om” as the eager eyes of the audience scanned the dark stage for any sign of abnormal life... read more!