“We’re Still In Wisconsin”: An Interview With Fountains Of Wayne’s Adam Schlesinger

Fountains Of Wayne

Even in a decade where pop music as a whole has been falling off a barstool into topics of absolute partying and crunkage, Fountains of Wayne has consistently separated themselves from the norm by creating songs that are as poignant as they are humorous. With their latest album, Sky Full of Holes, the band delivers some of their most richly textured songs to date, with songwriters Adam Schlesinger and Chris Collingwood trading off writing credits on detailed portraits of travel as well as rich character studies on persons both real and imagined.

Schlesinger recently spoke to True Endeavors about the inspiration behind four of the songs he wrote for the album, as well as his own writing habits, musical influences, and yes, even Stephen King.

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Just Announced Madison Concert + Win Tickets Before You Can Buy: Fountains Of Wayne, 4.29.12

Sunday, April 29, 2012

FOUNTAINS OF WAYNE

Fountains Of Wayne

High Noon Saloon – 8pm

$20 ADV $22 DOS – 18+

Tickets on sale through our Music Calendar Friday, January 27.

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Live Music Photo Tuesday – Fountains of Wayne

The Fountains of  Wayne played an acoustic show at the High Noon Saloon Wednesday July 8th along with opener Jon Auer of The Posies and Big Star. Some lucky fans even got in on the act. Here are some photos for your viewing pleasure…

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Fountains of Wayne & Fans

Jon Auer

Jon Auer

 

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Monday Concert Connection: Power Pop Rocks

Hope you all had a brilliant 4th of July weekend! With the smell of burgers on the grill and beautiful explosions in the sky, it finally feels like summer. But what would summer be without that perfect sunny soundtrack? Well now we’ve got that too! Read on to find out how you can win tickets to an acoustic performance from power pop kings Fountains of Wayne, and get the scoop on one of the most anticipated shows of the season: the Pixies own Black Francis!

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Artists You Should Know: Fountains Of Wayne (with ticket giveaway)

Fountains Of Wayne

Fountains of Wayne first entered the collective music fan’s conscious with a little help from supermodel Rachel Hunter’s scantily-clad contribution to the band’s video for “Stacy’s Mom.”   However, these power pop wizards are hardly one-hit-wonders of the video generation.  Read on to find out more and enter to win a pair of tickets to their special acoustic performance at the High Noon Saloon on July 8th with Jon Auer of the Posies and Big Star.

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