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Bruce Springsteen, Jon Bon Jovi, Halsey, SZA Perform on Jersey 4 Jersey Benefit Show

Bruce Springsteen, Jon Bon Jovi, Halsey, SZA and Charlie Puth all performed at the Jersey 4 Jersey benefit show to raise funds for COVID-19 relief.
SPIN Staff / April 22, 2020

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Fountains of Wayne’s Jody Porter Shares New Single, Announces Album

While Fountains of Wayne's future may be put on hold, the band's former lead guitarist is going solo...kind of. Jody Porter is teaming…
Brenton Blanchet / July 30, 2020

Charly Bliss, Nada Surf, Rachel Bloom, More on Adam Schlesinger Tribute Album Out Now

Gifted pop songwriter Adam Schlesinger, who wrote the hits "Stacy's Mom" and "That Thing You Do" along with countless clever hooks for Fountains of Wayne…
Dan Weiss / June 16, 2020

Fountains of Wayne and Sharon Van Etten Drop New Version of ‘Hackensack’

Last week, Fountains of Wayne and Sharon Van Etten did a special performance of "Hackensack" to honor songwriter, the band's late bassist and singer Adam…
Emily Tan / May 1, 2020

Fountains of Wayne to Perform With Sharon Van Etten for New Jersey COVID-19 Benefit

Fountains of Wayne will be reuniting for a one-night-only performance as part of the Jersey 4 Jersey event to raise funds to fight COVID-19.
Daniel Kohn / April 20, 2020

Fountains of Wayne’s Chris Collingwood Shares Statement on Adam Schlesinger’s Death

Adam Schlesinger died on Wednesday due to complications from coronavirus and the tributes to the late songwriter poured in from everywhere. Now, his fellow Fountains…
Daniel Kohn / April 3, 2020

Adam Schlesinger Raised the Bar for Pop Songwriting

I started attending William Paterson University in Wayne, New Jersey in 2003, the year "Stacy’s Mom" finally made its creators some well-deserved money and airplay.
Dan Weiss / April 1, 2020

Fountains of Wayne Songwriter Adam Schlesinger Hospitalized Due to COVID-19

Adam Schlesinger, the songwriter for Fountains of Wayne, has been hospitalized due to COVID-19 according to multiple media reports. According to Rolling Stone,…
Daniel Kohn / March 31, 2020

The 69 Best Alternative Rock Songs of 1999

1999 essentially marked the end of the alternative dream floated by punk bands in the '80s, sold by record companies in the '90s, and eventually…
SPIN Staff / July 25, 2019

Marc Maron on Breakup Songs and His New Addiction

"I'm buying vinyl like it's crack right now," says veteran stand-up comedian and podcast pro Marc Maron, speaking on the phone from his Los Angeles…
Luke McCormick / January 10, 2013

Fountains of Wayne, ‘Sky Full of Holes’ (Yep Roc)

The "Stacy's Mom" jangle-pop purveyors offer plenty of excellent cues for summertime activities on their perky fifth album, from passing out on tables ("Radio Bar")…
Stacey Anderson / August 2, 2011

New Albums from Fountains of Wayne + 4 More

Here's our take on the best and worst albums available online and in record stores Tuesday, August 2:…
SPIN Staff / August 2, 2011

INFLUENCES: Fountains of Wayne

Whether telling aching tales of high-school football heroes staring down their twilight years or dishing teen-boy fantasies about a certain bodacious mom, New Jersey's Fountains…
Kevin O'Donnell / July 29, 2011

Andre 3000 & Beyonce Duet, New Fountains Tune

OutKast's André 3000 has teamed up with Beyoncé for a track called "Party" on the pop star's new album 4. The record is…
SPIN Staff / May 26, 2011
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