Ben Folds Five
Review of album "Ben Folds Five" in Pulse! Magazine, September 1995Pulse is published by Tower Records.
The guitar-free, inaccurately-named Ben Folds Five -- a piano/bass/drums trio -- deliver insanely catchy, proudly untrendy pop songs on their self-titled debut (Caroline, ***).
By Scott Schinder
Note: Pulse uses the following rating system --
[no stars] Skeet
* Don't bother
** Aggressively mediocre
*** Above average
**** Highly recommended
***** Buy two
For comparison, the same reviewer awarded the following ratings:
* Urge Overkill "Exit the Dragon", Blind Melon "Soup"
** Exene Cervenka "Surface To Air Serpents"
*** Viva Saturn "Brightside", X "Kissingsohard"
**** Luna "Penthouse", Pere Ubu "Ray Gun Suitcase"
No ***** ratings in this review.