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Adam Schlesinger Did The Work

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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8 Britney Spears Covers That Don’t Suck

I don't know if anybody ever really put it on the record just after ...Baby One More Time was released as to what they thought…
Nate Patrin | January 14, 2019 - 2:05 pm

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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

Jersey 4 Jersey Highlights: Watch Fountains Of Wayne With Sharon Van Etten, Bruce Springsteen, SZA, & More

Tonight, the New Jersey Pandemic Relief Fund hosted an hour-long benefit concert called Jersey 4 Jersey. Famous NJ natives and residents including Bruce Springsteen, Patti…
Peter Helman | April 22, 2020 - 8:17 pm

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

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

Look Park – “Aeroplane” (Stereogum Premiere)

Fountains Of Wayne haven't put out a new album since 2011's Sky Full Of Holes, but that doesn't mean the musicians of "Stacy's Mom" fame…
Sadie Bell | April 19, 2016 - 10:02 am

Fountains Of Wayne Hit The Tonight Show

Yesterday, we premiered the video for "Someone's Gonna Break Your Heart," the new single from power-pop lifers Fountains Of Wayne. And last night, the band…
Tom Breihan | October 13, 2011 - 10:43 am

Fountains Of Wayne – “Someone’s Gonna Break Your Heart” Video (Stereogum Premiere)

Power pop all stars Fountains Of Wayne have been relatively busy on the video front. Last month they put out the clip for "The Summer
Corban Goble | October 12, 2011 - 3:11 pm

Fountains Of Wayne – “The Summer Place”

Like many videos from the power-pop perennials Fountains Of Wayne, the new video for "The Summer Place" features some very good-looking women. Unlike many of…
Tom Breihan | September 9, 2011 - 1:04 pm
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