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Ben Folds Five: Grease Is The Word

Paul Moody, New Musical Express, 1 June 1996

LET'S SEE: Mike Flowers is the polyester-wigged new James Last of the cheesy-listening plague that's, erm, "sweeping the nation". So that must mean that Ben Folds is the Barry Manilow of the genre, coming over here and showing us exactly how piano-tinkling singer-songwriter stuff should be done, right? 

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