Effington can refer to: Effington Township, Minnesota · New Effington, South Dakota; “Effington”, a song by Ben Folds from his album Way to Normal. Way to Normal is the third studio album by Ben Folds. It was released on September 30, “Effington” refers to Effingham, Illinois. The song ” Hiroshima” is about a time when Folds fell off the stage during a concert in Hiroshima, Japan. The subtitle. Watch the video for Effington from Ben Folds’s Way To Normal for free, and see the artwork, lyrics and similar artists.

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Making my way to Normal, Illinois. InFolds re-released the album in less compressed audio quality as Stems and Seedsadding various bonus tracks and providing ” stems ” for fopds to create their own remixes.

Retrieved March 18, Log in now to tell us what you think this song means. As a whole, Way to Normal boasts the usual Ben Folds anger and sarcasm, but he seems to be having a really, really good time. The song “Hiroshima” is about a time when Folds fell off the stage during a concert in Hiroshima, Japan.

Retrieved August 24, Log in to add a tag. Archived from the original on October 5, General Comment To me, I think that this song is just really great. With its eerie distorted drumming and trebly sequencer-like keyboard sounds, it makes becoming a rich rock star sound like getting abducted by aliens—and maybe it is. We evfington there when it began!


So we bought it. Effington is found on the album Way to Normal. Accordingly, the online forums became full of debate as to which foldx real and which were fake until August 12, when Folds admitted on Triple J radio that many songs in the leak were fake. Retrieved July 16, Speed Graphic Sunny 16 Super D.

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There are at least two moments where you foods hear him or someone in the band laughing mid-song. General Comment He got the name of the town mixed up. Add your thoughts 12 Comments.

And these “Normal” people do such odd things that are considered to be normal. If there’s a God, he is laughing at us And our football team. We do not have any tags for Effington lyrics. By the fifth time through, I was singing along. A few days later, in a Rolling Stone article, Folds effinngton the differences between effignton real album cuts and the fake leak cuts. Her lispy soprano normally annoys me, but sounds great here. A Retrospective Fifty-Five Vault.

Way to Normal Epic “. The part about God laughing, well it works well with what Ben sees the world as.

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Folds also ventures beyond the piano, which is a cool departure. I could change folde name, grow a beard, start a family Or I could just keep on moving on, moving on, moving on, moving on And not stop ’til I get to Normal.


Views Read Edit View history. Archived from the original on August 12, Cover for the fake leak version of the album. General Comment This song makes me feel so much cooler about living in Illinois. Retrieved November 29, Lyrics submitted by StuffLikeHearts. True that, while the emotional range of these songs is somewhat compressed, there is a diversity of arrangements.

Meet Me In Montauk. There is a string quartet used to subtle, excellent effect in a few places. Way to Normal is different.

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The metallic percussive effect on “Free Coffee” was achieved by placing Altoids tins on top of the piano strings and feeding the audio effingto through a distortion pedal; Folds demonstrated this in live performances of the song. This CD is a return to the casual, childish Folds. Ben Folds albums albums Albums produced by Dennis Herring.

As spectators at the genesis of that song, present at the concert referred to in the title of the album, we were witnesses to a moment in rock history!