Lonely Avenue is a collaboration album by American singer-songwriter Ben Folds and English novelist Nick Hornby, and was released in the United States of America on September 28, 2010 by Nonesuch Records.
The album contains 11 new songs featuring music by Folds with lyrics by Hornby. "From Above", the first single, was released on August 6 and is available on the iTunes Store.
All lyrics written by Nick Hornby; all music composed by Ben Folds.
|1.||"Picture Window (Pop version)"||4:04|
|2.||"Things You Think (featuring Pomplamoose)"||3:14|
|3.||"Lonely Avenue Trailer" (music video)||7:15|
- Ben Folds - vocals, piano, bass, drums, Roland Juno, Moog, Hammond, clav, acoustic guitars, wind chimes, ARP string ensemble, percussion, handclaps
- Joe Costa - handclaps
- Kate Miller-Heidke - vocals
- Keir Nuttall - primal screams
- Jared Reynolds - bass, background vocals
- Sam Smith - drums, background vocals
- Chad Chapin - acoustic guitar, primal percussion, percussion, glockenspiel, background vocals
- Andrew Higley - Wurlitzer, Fender Rhodes, Roland Jupiter, Roland Juno, Moog, French horn, background vocals
- Paul Buckmaster - string arrangement, conductor
- David Davidson - violin
- David Angell - violin
- Kristin Wilkinson - viola
- John Catchings - cello
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