Ben Folds Five, the band of three, thrilled longtime fans with the announcement they would record and release their first new album in 13 years.
The Sound of the Life of the Mind is due out in just under two weeks, on September 18, and the band has released two of the new album's tracks to help drum up excitement.
Listen to "Erase Me":
Listen to "Michael Praytor, Five Years Later":
The trio, which split in 2000 after seven years together, and announced the new album in January, will be touring at least through the beginning of December.