Track of the Day: 'One Angry Dwarf and 200 Solemn Faces'

Editor’s Note: This article previously appeared in a different format as part of The Atlantic’s Notes section, retired in 2021.

A reader adds an uptempo piano to our workout playlist:

Here’s one that I’m sure hasn’t been mentioned: Ben Folds Five’s “One Angry Dwarf and 200 Solemn Faces.” It’s the best track to end on, especially when you need that extra kick. How many workout songs have that much piano in them?

Army” from Ben Folds has been on my running playlist for years.

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