Benjamin Lev "Ben" Kweller (born June 16, 1981) is an American singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist.
A former member of Radish, Kweller has released five solo albums and appeared on several collaborations.
Ben Kweller was born in San Francisco in 1981. In 1982, his family relocated to Emory, Texas, where his father, Howard Kweller, became the town's first doctor. In 1986, the Kwellers moved to the larger Texas town of Greenville.
Kweller was exposed to music at a very early age. Howard taught Ben how to play the drums when he was seven years old. For the next year, they would play together almost every night after Howard got home from work. Howard sang and played guitar while Ben played the drums. The duo played songs by The Beatles, The Hollies, Jimi Hendrix, and other artists of the 1960s. Howard is also a longtime friend of Nils Lofgren, a neighbor of his. Kweller has mentioned in interviewsЧитать далее в Википедии...
Альбомы и синглы:
- Melange [макси-сингл]
- Wasted & Ready [сингл]
- Bromeo [2000, альбом]
- Freak Out, It's Ben Kweller [01.01.2000, альбом]
- EP Phone Home [30.10.2001, макси-сингл]
- Sha Sha [05.03.2002, альбом]
- Commerce, TX [2003, сингл]
- On My Way [06.04.2004, альбом]
- Tylenol [13.07.2004, сингл]
- Sundress EP [29.08.2006, макси-сингл]
- Ben Kweller [19.09.2006, альбом]
- How Ya Lookin' Southbound? Come in... [2008, макси-сингл]
- Changing Horses [03.02.2009, альбом]
- Lightning Runaway ～NO MUSIC, NO LIFE.～ [02.09.2009, сингл]
- Go Fly a Kite [07.02.2012, альбом]
- 2004-05-05: Crystal Ballroom, Portland, OR, USA
- 2004-10-04: Verizon Amphitheater, Charlotte, NC, USA
- 2007-03-05: Phoenix Concert Theatre, Toronto, ON, Canada
- 2012-07-14: Stuyvesant Town Oval, New York, NY, USA
- Live and Solo at the Artists Den [15.08.2007]
- ATO Records: S1 [2001, сборник]