Category: Ben Folds Five

Brick – Unpacking the Emotional Ballast of a ’90s Hit

In the aftermath of Christmas, when the festive cheers dwindle and the cold, stark realities of life start to resurface, Ben Folds Five’s song ‘Brick’ captures a moment of profound introspection and sorrow. With the fold of piano keys underlining the gravity of the narrative, the track peels back layers of personal emotion and storytelling that defines its era as much as it resonates with today’s listeners.