Ben has just announced the release his debut solo record this fall! Former Lives will be released on October 15th in the UK/Europe via City Slang and October 16th in North America via Barsuk. Ben wrote the 12 tracks over the course of eight years but didn’t sit down to complete the album until he had moved from his native Seattle down to Los Angeles where he recorded at longtime pal Aaron Espinoza’s (Earlimart) studio, The Ship. Stay tuned for Ben’s touring plans following the release of the album.