World Cafe Playlist for 06/02/2023

Ben Folds joins host Raina Douris

Ben Folds knows trying something new can be risky but worthwhile. The North Carolina musician has worked with symphony orchestras and on film scores, on top of crafting his own records. On the World Cafe, Ben sits down to talk about his latest album What Matters Most and what it’s like using his creativity and songwriting in different spaces.

Listen to the session here.

Today’s Playlist
Radiohead “Fake Plastic Trees” The Bends
Ben Folds “Winslow Gardens” What Matters Most
Ben Folds “Kristine From The 7th Grade” What Matters Most
{Ben Folds “So There” WC Recording}
Ice-T “The Girl Tried to Kill Me” The Iceberg/Freedom of Speech… Just Watch What You Say!
Ben Folds “EXHAUSTING LOVER” WC Recording
Ben Folds “WHAT MATTERS MOST” WC Recording
{Ben Folds “Hold That Thought” WC Recording}
Alanis Morissette “Ironic” Jagged Little Pill
Joan Osborne “Ladder” Relish

Hour Two
Oasis “Don’t Look Back In Anger” (What’s The Story) Morning
Arlo Parks “Blades” My Soft Machine
MGMT “Kids” Oracular Spectacular
Devon Gilfillian “All I Really Wanna Do” Love You Anyway
Corinne Bailey Rae “Put Your Records On” Corinne Bailey Rae
{The Milk Carton Kids “Monterey” WC Recording}
Tori Amos “Silent All These Years” Live At The World Cafe, V
Fiona Apple “Shadowboxer” World Cafe Archives
Wunderhorse “Purple” (single)
The Lumineers “Submarines” The Lumineers
{The London Souls “Honey” WC Recording}
The National “The Alcott” (feat. Taylor Swift) First Two Pages of Frankenstein
Sufjan Stevens “Jacksonville” Come On Feel The Illinois
Natalie Merchant “Jealousy” Tigerlily
Amos Lee “The Man Who Wants You” Mountains Of Sorrow, Rivers Of Song