Rockin' the Suburbs is the debut studio album by American alternative rock singer-songwriter Ben Folds. His first solo album after leaving his band Ben Folds Five, Rockin' the Suburbs was recorded in Adelaide, Australia, where Folds was living at the time. "Rockin' the Suburbs" is Folds' only single to make Billboard's. Rockin' the Suburbs Lyrics: Let me tell y'all what it's like / Being male, middle- class, and white / It's a bitch, if you don't believe / Listen up to my new CD / (Sha- mon) / I got shit runnin' throught my. 16 Sep I grew up in the suburbs. We lived about 30 minutes outside of fabulous downtown Hartford, Connecticut, in a little.
Let me tell ya'll what it's like / Being male, middle class and white / It's a bitch, if you don't believe / Listen up to my new cd / Sham on / I got shit running through my brain / So intense that I can't explain / All alone in my white boy pain / Shake your booty while the band complains / I'm rocking the suburbs / Just like michael . Product description. Rockin' the Suburbs. On the evidence of Rockin' the Suburbs, Ben Folds's decision to jettison the two-piece Five that had backed him on four largely excellent albums has not resulted in any significant shift in trajectory. The Ben Folds Five were only getting better, gradually discovering the. Superficially, there's not much separating Ben Folds' first official solo album, Rockin' the Suburbs, from his records with Ben Folds Five. It's hard to note any difference, really, since he still works from the same vantage point, borrowing equally from new wave, '90s irony, and a love of classic pop. Still, there is a difference.
29 Apr One might point to the first line of Julianne, Ben Folds Five's anthem to morning- after regret: "I met this girl, she looked like Axl Rose." Or to Rockin' the Suburbs, a brutally funny parody of Limp Bizkit: "Y'all don't know what it's like/ Being male, middle-class and white." There is also the small matter of Has.