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Fear of Pop (Ben Folds, John Mark Painter, etc.) on Vinyl Release!

Fear Of Pop

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Fear of Pop is the name of an experimental recording project by Ben Folds and Caleb Southern, along with John Mark Painter, William Shatner and others. Their only album Volume 1 was released in 1998.

Although Folds, Southern and Painter were the primary contributors to the records, a large cast of other musicians were included as well. William Shatner provided vocals on "In Love" (as well as the reprise, "Still in Love"). Painter's wife, Fleming McWilliams, sang on several tracks. Frally Hynes, Folds' Australian then-girlfriend (and wife from 1999 to 2007) performed frantic lead vocals on "Root to This" ("root" being a crude Australian slang term for sexual intercourse). Folds sang on a number of songs as well.

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In celebration of Fear of Pop's 'Volume I' 20th anniversary, the album will be pressed on limited colored vinyl via SRCVinyl. Giving it the full SRCHIFI treatment, Volume I has been mastered for vinyl and lacquers created by Kevin Gray, Cohearent Audio and pressed at RTI.

Orange Colored Vinyl (Limited to 1,000):

Tin “SRC 10th Anniversary” Colored Vinyl (SRCVinyl Exclusive, Limited to 500 Copies):


Track Listing:

Fear Of Pop Kops Slow Jam '98 Blink In Love Interlude Avery M. Powers Memorial Beltway I Paid My Money Rubber Sled Root To This Still In Love


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