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Fountains of Wayne

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Fountains of Wayne (1997)

Interview by Barney Hoskyns, Rock's Backpages Audio, 24 January 1997

How the band came together; touring with Smashing Pumpkins; songwriting and melodies; ...and mullets!

File format: mp3; file size: 68.8mb, interview length: 1h 15' 09" sound quality: ***


Fountains of Wayne Bubble with Power Pop

Interview by Ira Robbins, Rolling Stone, 28 November 1996

ADAM SCHLESINGER is a busy boy. His band, Fountains of Wayne, has just released its debut album, a winning blast of power pop with textures ...

The Fountains of Wayne: Mojo Rising

Interview by Barney Hoskyns, MOJO, May 1997

CHRIS COLLINGWOOD and Adam Schlesinger have waited a long time to see their pure-pop/power-pop dreams realised. The duo were penning addictively hummable songs as long ...

Fountains Of Wayne: A Tossed Off Masterpiece

Interview by Bill DeMain, In Natural, September 1997

JAMES THURBER once said that what he strived for most in his humor pieces was a "tossed off quality." ...

Fountains Of Wayne: Utopia Parkway (Atlantic)

Review by Eric Weisbard, Spin, May 1999

WAYNE, NEW Jersey, I don't know, but Utopia Parkway was a mile from where I grew up, and let me tell you, Joseph Cornell's artistic ...

Fountains of Wayne: How to Be a Rock Manager for a Day

Report and Interview by Adrian Deevoy, Blender, September 2003

EAGER TO LEARN if we have what it takes to make our way in the talent-management industry (sticky fingers, violent tendencies), Blender asked pop maestros ...

Fountains of Wayne: Sky Full Of Holes

Review by Jude Rogers, The Word, August 2011

Lost souls and unsung heroes still stalk the landscape for Fountains Of Wayne — but has the well of compassion run dry? ...

Fountains of Wayne: Sky Full of Holes

Review by Johnny Sharp,, 1 August 2011

Wry New York power-popsters can pen a tune, but can't quite win your heart. ...

Go All The Way: A Thing Called Power Pop

Overview by Dave Laing (Australia), I Like Your Old Stuff, 25 March 2017

"Pete Townshend coined the phrase [power pop] to define what the Who did. For some reason, it didn't stick to the Who, but it did ...


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