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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Log in to add a tag. The real name of the town is Effingham, located where I and I intersect. A Retrospective Fifty-Five Vault. Her lispy soprano normally annoys me, but sounds great here.

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Normal people do it, people do it, people do it I want to live in Effington. Way to Normal User does not exist. Way to Normal Album Reviews”. Ben Folds — Effington. General Comment Its funny because my buddy and I made the same joke about Effingham everytime we drove past the city limits sign.


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. But the familiar piano bouncing through the album is never silent for long. It could have been the ‘ tall steel cross RIGHT next to I which symbolizes the city’s motto of, “The crossroads to Opportunity” as well as it’s Christian heritage, that caught his attention.

A more upbeat effort than his last album the introspective Songs for SilvermanWay to Normal sounds looser, rocks harder, and moves faster. So along with his joking persona, he is being completely serious when he says that he wants to die in Effington and live there, etc.

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Why not add your own? Lyrics powered by LyricFind. On 16 Julyan anonymous user posted what they claimed was a “leak” of Folds’s latest album on two fan sites. In fact “Normal” is what takes all of the inspiration from “Effington”. How it inspired him, I truley do not know. A few days later, in a Rolling Stone article, Folds discussed the differences between the real album cuts and the fake leak cuts.

Views Read Edit View history. Effing in the trailers in the back roads and effnigton parking lots Of Effington? General Comment This song makes me feel so much cooler about living in Illinois. I want to live in Effington. True that, while the emotional range of these songs is somewhat compressed, egfington is a diversity of arrangements. General Comment With the “If there’s a god Effington is found on the album Way to Normal.


General Comment To me, I think that this song is just really great. Archived from the original on August 12, Retrieved August 24, LOL The opening line was created while he was taking a shower. The metallic percussive effect on “Free Coffee” was achieved by placing Altoids tins on top of the piano strings and feeding the audio output through a distortion pedal; Folds demonstrated this in live performances of the song.

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.

So we bought it.