Ben Folds ‎– The Best Imitation Of Myself: A Retrospective

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Epic ‎– 88697 92683 2, Legacy ‎– 88697 92683 2, Sony Music ‎– 88697 92683 2
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3 × CD, Compilation, Collector's Edition
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Tracklist

The Best Imitation Of Myself
1-1 Ben Folds Five Brick (Radio Mix)
1-2 Ben Folds Annie Waits
1-3 Ben Folds Five Philosophy
1-4 Ben Folds Five Underground
1-5 Ben Folds Landed (Strings Version)
1-6 Ben Folds Five One Angry Dwarf And 200 Solemn Faces
1-7 Ben Folds Five Don't Change Your Plans
1-8 Ben Folds The Luckiest
1-9 Ben Folds with The West Australian Symphony Orchestra* Smoke (Perth, AU 2005)
1-10 Ben Folds Rockin' The Suburbs
1-11 Ben Folds Five Kate
1-12 Ben Folds Gracie
1-13 Ben Folds Still Fighting It (Extended Version)
1-14 Ben Folds featuring Regina Spektor You Don't Know Me
1-15 Ben Folds There's Always Someone Cooler Than You
1-16 Ben Folds Still
1-17 Ben Folds lyrics by Nick Hornby From Above
1-18 Ben Folds Five House
Live
2-1 Ben Folds Five Julianne (Stockholm, SE 1997)
2-2 Ben Folds Five Video (Stockholm, SE 1997)
2-3 Ben Folds Five Song For The Dumped (Las Vegas, NV 1998)
2-4 Ben Folds Five Missing The War (London, UK 1999)
2-5 Ben Folds Five Mess (London, UK 1999)
2-6 Ben Folds Five Magic (London, UK 1999)
2-7 Ben Folds Selfless, Cold And Composed (New York, NY 2001)
2-8 Ben Folds Zak And Sara (New York, NY 2002)
2-9 Ben Folds Girl (New York, NY 2002)
2-10 The Bens Just Pretend (Melbourne, AU 2003)
2-11 Ben Folds with The West Australian Symphony Orchestra* Fred Jones Part 2 (Perth, AU 2005)
2-12 Ben Folds featuring Rufus Wainwright Careless Whisper (Saratoga, CA 2005)
2-13 Ben Folds All You Can Eat (Nashville, TN 2006)
2-14 Ben Folds Long Tall Texan (Houston, TX 2008)
2-15 Ben Folds Five Army (Chapel Hill, NC 2008)
2-16 Ben Folds Five Battle Of Who Could Care Less (Chapel Hill, NC 2008)
2-17 Ben Folds Kylie From Connecticut (Detroit, MI 2008)
2-18 Ben Folds Effington (Seoul, KR 2011)
2-19 Ben Folds lyrics by Nick Hornby Picture Window (London, UK 2011)
2-20 Ben Folds Sentimental Guy (Adelaide, AU 2011)
2-21 Ben Folds Not The Same (Adelaide, AU 2011)
Rarities
3-1 Ben Folds Unrelated (Unfinished Song Demo - 1996)
3-2 Ben Folds Best Imitation Of Myself (Demo - 1992)
3-3 Ben Folds Five Rocky (4 Track Home Demo - 1993)
3-4 Ben Folds Boxing (Demo - 1992)
3-5 Ben Folds Five Julianne (Unreleased 1st Album - 1994)
3-6 Ben Folds Five Evaporated (Unreleased 1st Album - 1994)
3-7 Ben Folds Five Alice Childress (KCRW Sessions - 1996)
3-8 Ben Folds Five Barrytown ("Me, Myself And Irene" Soundtrack - 2000)
3-9 Ben Folds Five Amelia Bright (Mitch Easter Sessions - 2000)
3-10 Ben Folds Five Tell Me What I Did
3-11 Ben Folds Rock Star (Demo - 2000)
3-12 Ben Folds Losing Lisa (Demo - 2000)
3-13 Ben Folds Brake Up At Food Court (Demo - 2000)
3-14 Ben Folds Hiro's Song (Demo - 2000)
3-15 Ben Folds Wandering (Demo - 2000)
3-16 Ben Folds The Secret Life Of Morgan Davis (Alternate Mix - 2001)
3-17 Ben Folds Such Great Heights (Alternate Mix From MySpace Sessions - 2006)
3-18 Ben Folds Bitches Ain't Shit (B-side Of "Landed" Single - 2005)
3-19 Ben Folds Time (Alternate Version - 2004)
3-20 Ben Folds Sleazy ("Download To Donate - Tsunami Relief" - 2011)
3-21 8in8 Because The Origami
3-22 Ben Folds Five Stumblin' Home Winter Blues

Credits

Notes

sticker on front says:

3-CD Collector's Edition

Disc 1: CAREER spanning highlights (so far)
Disc 2: LIVE classic performances
Disc 3: RARITIES demos & unreleased tracks

plus 3 BRAND NEW SONGS with BEN FOLDS FIVE
and track-by-track notes by Ben

also includes a free download of the previously unreleased "FREE FOLDS FIVE EP"

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode: 0886979268326
  • Matrix / Runout (Disc 1): A0100963627X0103 01
  • Matrix / Runout (Disc 2): A0100963628X0203 01
  • Matrix / Runout (Disc 3): A0100963629X0303 01
  • Mastering SID Code: IFPI L681

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Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
88697 92683 2 Ben Folds The Best Imitation Of Myself: A Retrospective(3xCD, Comp) Epic, Legacy 88697 92683 2 US 2011 Sell This Version
88697 94445 2 Ben Folds The Best Imitation Of Myself: A Retrospective(CD, Comp) Epic, Legacy 88697 94445 2 Indonesia 2011 Sell This Version
88697 94445 2 Ben Folds The Best Imitation Of Myself: A Retrospective(CD, Comp) Epic, Legacy 88697 94445 2 Europe 2011 Sell This Version
88697 96898 1 Ben Folds The Best Imitation Of Myself: A Retrospective(2xLP, Comp) Epic, Legacy 88697 96898 1 US 2011 Sell This Version
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