Fountains Of Wayne

At the end of last year, NJ guitar pop-troopers Fountains Of Wayne wrote a song about the Passaic River as an unsigned band. Fast forward a few months and FOW are newly minted Yep Roc artists, readying their fifth full-length LP titled Sky Full Of Holes, due for release this summer. “Richie & Ruben” leads the charge, a sunny, character-driven jangle-pop track about a pair of inept knuckleheads with a talent for blowing seed money on questionable enterprises (a bar called Living Hell, a fashion boutique with a kid from FIT who lied about graduating). “Don’t give them a dime … they’re both a little out of their minds.” Surely not inspired by the kinds of charlatans they’ve met while knocking around New Jersey/the music industry. Surely. Download for the price of an email:


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Sky Full Of Holes out 8/2 via Yep Roc.

Comments (6)
  1. Finally. 2011 is looking up after all.

  2. This song is completely and utterly adorable.

  3. Sooooo worth waiting for!
    Roll on August 2nd.

  4. Mint! Love it :) Just hope they get over the UK soon…

  5. They made it, once again, I love this song!

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