Ben Folds interviewed

Matty P’s Radio Hour talks to singer-songwriter Ben Folds, known for his work with the Ben Folds Five as well as appearing in NBC’s Sing-Off.

He talks about his work writing songs for actor William Shatner, saying that their album was a “cult classic.” He also discusses being a judge on Sing-Off, saying that he admired Simon Cowell’s work as a judge on American Idol, calling him “honest.”  He also talks about the importance of song choice on these competition shows, saying that it’s “sometimes really unfortunate when a group plays a song that’s the worst thing they could have done.”

Also interviewed are rapper Bushwick Bill and fitness guru Richard Simmons.

Listen to the full episode here.

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