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New to all this but big Ben Kweller Fan and just like to see if there are any hidden gems amongst his discography, and see what songs are the die-hard BK fans favourites.

My favourite is Homeward Bound, its simple yet beautiful and so soulful. What love to know what this is about and it really helps me over grieving and heartbreak. love it love it love it. Would also love to hear what everyone else has to say about this song becasue I think its his best overall

2. Lizzy

3. Thirteen

4. Sawdust Man

5. Full Circle

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nice list! they are all babies of mine so it's hard to pick my fave. i also like them for different reasons - like, some i'm really proud of the songwriting, some i'm proud of the energy, or the way a lyrics came together, or the feel... Sometimes it's a sick solo that someone else played that totally made the song 1,000x better (see Kitt Kitterman and Mike Stroud!). it's heard to say. As a general rule, I know I would definitely put "Thirteen" in the top 5. Probably also "Full Circle" and "Penny on the Train Track".

Would be a tough tie between "Falling" and "In Other Words".... But then there's songs like "The Rules" and "Down".... i might have to make a list of favorite Ballads and a list of favorite rockerz.... hmmmmmmm.  🤔 ❤️

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Pick 5? This is tough. I'm gonna give it a try...

Make it up

Until I die

Penny on the Train Track

Harriet's Got a Song

I Need You Back/Commerce Texas/Hold On/Falling/Lizzy

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On 9/20/2019 at 10:22 AM, EdCadyRoss said:

New to all this but big Ben Kweller Fan and just like to see if there are any hidden gems amongst his discography, and see what songs are the die-hard BK fans favourites.

My favourite is Homeward Bound, its simple yet beautiful and so soulful. What love to know what this is about and it really helps me over grieving and heartbreak. love it love it love it. Would also love to hear what everyone else has to say about this song becasue I think its his best overall

2. Lizzy

3. Thirteen

4. Sawdust Man

5. Full Circle

Dang. I had a reply all typed out and POOF it disappeared!  Anyway, can’t listen to Homeward Bound. I cry every...single...time. Top 5 faces for me would be Believer, Free, Wasted & Ready, Nothing Happening, and Different But the Same. These aren’t necessarily in order but they do start every BK playlist. If I rounded up to a top 10, I’d include Thirteen, Fight, Commerce TX, My Apartment, and The Rainbow. 
 

Can’t wait to see BK 11/9 in DC!  It’s been about 12 years for me since I’ve since Kweller at Cat’s Cradle in Carrboro, NC. Way too long!!

 

Sha Sha. 

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I feel like I'm insulting the rest of the catalog to choose 5, but in no particular order...

Walk on Me
Falling
Penny on the Train Track 
Run
Thirteen

But I feel like I'm leaving out so many of my favorite jams–Gossip deserves its place in the top song spotlight! Sundress! Hospital Bed! Living Life! Five is so hard to narrow in such stellar company.

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The rendition of Wendy that Ben sang on the radio is my hands down favorite BK song ever.
(The version that goes:
I feel sick today
I don't feel like me
Someone took your smile away
Like a fortune cookie
And no one loves till it's gone.
)
I used to sing this song to my baby sister like a lullaby, and later I sang it to my son.

If I had to choose only 5 songs it would be really difficult, but...  Let's say my top 5 for now would be:

  1. Wendy
  2. Family Tree
  3. Debbie Don't Worry Doll
  4. Walk On Me
  5. Gossip
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I have to revise my answer, to add "Stars" 

If you haven't heard it yet... You will, in time. 

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