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Fountains of Wayne Team Up with Sharon Van Etten for Adam Schlesinger Tribute

New Jersey Pandemic Relief Fund’s JERSEY 4 JERSEY Benefit Show Scheduled for April 22

Apr 20, 2020

This upcoming Wednesday at 7 p.m., the remaining members of Fountains of Wayne will come together for their first live performance in seven years, with special guest Sharon Van Etten, in an effort to raise money to combat the effects of COVID-19. The group’s original songwriter, bassist, and backing vocalist Adam Schlesinger passed away from complications with the disease on April 1. More

Apr 02, 2020

In response to the COVID-19 Ben Gibbard of Death Cab for Cutie has been live streaming daily solo concerts from his home studio. He has now switched from daily to weekly concerts and today during his first weekly one he covered Fountains of Wayne’s “Barbara H.” in tribute to the band’s Adam Schlesinger, who died yesterday due to COVID-19. More

Apr 01, 2020

Singer/songwriter Adam Schlesinger, of Fountains of Wayne, has died due to the COVID-19 coronavirus. More

Feb 05, 2016

The Monkees (well one-half of them at least) have announced a new album. What makes it noteworthy is that the lyrics have been written by Death Cab For Cutie’s Ben Gibbard, Weezer’s Rivers Cuomo, Oasis’ Noel Gallagher, and Rogue Wave’s Zach Rogue. The album will also include previously unused songs written for the band by Neil Diamond and Harry Nilsson. More




Reviews

Jul 27, 2021

When the third album by Fountains of Wayne, Welcome Interstate Managers, originally came out in 2003, vinyl (at least in the mainstream) was considered dead, so it was only issued on CD (the primary format of the day) and cassette (albeit only in Japan as a promo). More

Aug 02, 2011

By now Fountains of Wayne has perfected its stock in trade: albums that mix witty lyrics and poppy melodies with the occasional country or lounge-esque diversion. And Sky Full of Holes fits that formula to a tee. More