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It's hard to even contemplate how difficult it must be to write a song like "That Thing You Do!" Tom Hanks directed That Thing You
Tom Breihan | April 2, 2020 - 3:35 pm

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11 Lesser-Known Songs That Showed Adam Schlesinger Was A Power-Pop Master

If Adam Schlesinger had only been in Fountains Of Wayne -- even if he'd only penned the title song from Tom Hanks' directorial debut That
Annie Zaleski | April 2, 2020 - 10:49 am

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Stream The New Adam Schlesinger Tribute Album Featuring Ted Leo, Jeff Rosenstock, Charly Bliss, & More

Back in April, Adam Schlesinger, co-leader of Fountains Of Wayne and prodigious songwriter in just about every capacity imaginable, died of COVID-19 at the young…
Tom Breihan | June 16, 2020 - 9:17 am

Fountains Of Wayne Performing With Sharon Van Etten At NJ Benefit Show

Fountains Of Wayne's remaining members are reuniting for the first time in 7 years to pay tribute to their late bandmate Adam Schlesinger, who passed…
James Rettig | April 20, 2020 - 4:53 pm

Hear Billie Joe Armstrong Cover “That Thing You Do” In Tribute To Adam Schlesinger

That Thing You Do! has been having a bit of a moment. Adam Schlesinger, the masterful power-pop musician who passed away at the beginning of…
James Rettig | April 20, 2020 - 3:20 pm

That Thing You Do!‘s The Wonders Announce Online Reunion To Benefit COVID-19 Relief Fund

The coronavirus pandemic has already left its mark on all aspects of our lives, including the music world. As the industry itself grinds to a…
Ryan Leas | April 13, 2020 - 10:03 pm

Fountains Of Wayne’s Chris Collingwood Says He Always Regretted “Stacy’s Mom”

Upon his death from coronavirus complications last week, Fountains Of Wayne co-founder Adam Schlesinger was widely praised as a power-pop master. Schlesinger was responsible for…
Chris DeVille | April 10, 2020 - 2:15 pm

Watch Charly Bliss’ Eva Hendricks Cover Fountains Of Wayne’s “Hey Julie”

There are very, very few good things about quarantine, but one of them is the simple pleasure of scrolling your phone, encountering the welcome sight…
Tom Breihan | April 9, 2020 - 10:10 am

Watch Ben Gibbard Pay Tribute To Adam Schlesinger By Covering Fountains Of Wayne

Yesterday, Adam Schlesinger passed away due to complications from coronavirus. We reflected on his career a lot today, from 11 of his lesser-known songs to…
James Rettig | April 2, 2020 - 10:20 pm

Ultimate Playlist

11 Lesser-Known Songs That Showed Adam Schlesinger Was A Power-Pop Master

If Adam Schlesinger had only been in Fountains Of Wayne -- even if he'd only penned the title song from Tom Hanks' directorial debut That
Annie Zaleski | April 2, 2020 - 10:49 am

Fountains Of Wayne’s Adam Schlesinger Dead From Coronavirus

Adam Schlesinger, the longtime Fountains Of Wayne co-leader who also composed countless ridiculously catchy songs for movies and TV, has died of complications from coronavirus.
Peter Helman | April 1, 2020 - 6:47 pm

Fountains Of Wayne’s Adam Schlesinger Hospitalized With COVID-19

Adam Schlesinger, the longtime Fountains Of Wayne frontman and one-man power-pop factory, has been hospitalized with COVID-19. Billboard reports that Schlesinger has been on a…
Tom Breihan | March 31, 2020 - 10:16 am

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Eric Matthews – “Exactly Like Them”

After the influential chamber-pop band Cardinal released their debut album in 1994, both members of the group moved onto other things. For Eric Matthews, that…
Peter Helman | November 25, 2016 - 10:06 am

Sadie Dupuis – “Pretend To Be Nice” (Josie And The Pussycats Cover)

One of the many Record Store Day exclusives coming to your local brick-and-mortar shop on 4/19 is Faux Real, a compilation of "faux songs by…
Chris DeVille | March 19, 2014 - 10:19 am

Fountains Of Wayne – “Richie & Ruben” (Stereogum Premiere)

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…
Amrit Singh | May 24, 2011 - 1:16 pm

SXSW 2009: Friday In Photos

By Amrit Singh & Brandon Stosuy On Friday we shook off the early-morning cobwebs and made a beeline to the Pitchfork/Windish Bash in time to…
Brandon Stosuy | March 22, 2009 - 12:09 pm
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