You Don't Know Me (Ben Folds song)

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"You Don't Know Me"
Single by Ben Folds featuring Regina Spektor
from the album Way to Normal & Stems and Seeds
Released 2008
Format Digital Download, CD Single
Genre Pop, Alternative, Rock
Length 3:12
Label Epic
Writer(s) Ben Folds
Ben Folds singles chronology
"Hiroshima (B B B Benny Hit His Head)"
"You Don't Know Me"
"From Above" (2010)

You Don't Know Me is the name of the lead-off single from Ben Folds' third studio album, Way to Normal. The song features Regina Spektor on vocals dueting with Ben Folds. The song is also the 4th song on Ben Folds 2009 album Stems & Seeds.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "You Don't Know Me" - 3:12
  2. "Hiroshima (B B B Benny Hit His Head)" - 3:37
  3. "Brainwashed" (Non-Album Track) - 3:35

Music video[edit]

The official music video for "You Don't Know Me" was directed by the comedy team of Tim Heidecker and Eric Wareheim, featuring Tim and Eric themselves as an unhappy couple. The footage is intermixed with video of Ben Folds, drummer Sam Smith and bassist Jared Reynolds playing on the lawn outside the couple's house. Regina Spektor herself is not in the video, although a photo of her (with the lips altered to look like they are singing) can be seen in the living room partway through the video. Josh Groban also appears in the video. [1]

Commercial Success[edit]

The single was featured in the 11th episode of the fifth season of the ABC hit drama, Grey's Anatomy titled "Wish You Were Here.[2] "


  1. ^ "Triangle Music: New Ben Folds video - "You Don't Know Me"". 2008-09-11. Retrieved 2011-02-11. 
  2. ^ "Wish You Were Here (Grey's Anatomy) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia". Retrieved 2011-02-11. 

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