2 Song Chart Appearances. Long Train Runnin' 5. The result is an album that's almost innovative, when you really think about it -- very few albums released in the '90s have been this pleasant, charming, and all-around likeable. The only non-modern aspect of it is the fact that the songwriting is so straightforward and wonderful; nearly every song is a pop gem. Life's Been Good; 14. From the cowbell on "Mississippi Queen" to recording with The Who when they got the wrong Felix, stories from one of rock's master craftsmen. Tracks of Disc 1; 1. The Road To Hell (Part 2) 9. "Sing" was inspired by a girl that Ed Sheeran met in Las Vegas in the summer of 2013, when "one thing led to another and now she's kissing my mouth.". Song Index; PRO CHARTS . Fountains of Wayne first charted in 1997. Katy Perry named her fragrance "Killer Queen" after the 1974 Queen song. The Flaming Lips' "Do You Realize??" Fountains of Wayne first charted one year after their formation or first release. Fountains of Wayne discography and songs: Music profile for Fountains of Wayne, formed 1995. School's Out; 4. 2003 Radiation Vibe 94 1997 Rock. Four years later, Oklahoma's governor Mary Fallin pulled the tune as the state's official rock song in a move her office said had more to do with priorities than musical taste. Albums include Welcome Interstate Managers, Fountains of Wayne, and Utopia Parkway. Ride Like The Wind; 12. The Scorpions and UFO guitarist is also a very prolific songwriter - he explains how he writes with his various groups, and why he was so keen to get out of Germany and into England. They had chart topping singles covering a span of 7 years. The duo released their self-titled debut album in 1996 and, shortly after, recruited Jody Porter and Brian Young to join the band as well. Sign in. Fountains of Wayne is one such band. Fountains of Wayne is one such band. Fountains of Wayne Song list. was named in March 2009 the official Rock Song of Oklahoma. We’ll close with a cover song, as Fountains of Wayne delivers a spellbinding version of this ELO classic (aka, one of the best songs ever written). In 2006, while on tour in Tokyo, Collingwood had a mental breakdown in which he hadn't slept for four days, experienced hallucinations for two days and didn't believe that he was in Tokyo to play in front of 25,000. Jon Fratelli talks about the band's third album, and the five-year break leading up to it. Owner Of A Lonely Heart; 8. View Profile. I Believe In A Thing Called Love; 11. Get Fountains of Wayne setlists - view them, share them, discuss them with other Fountains of Wayne fans for free on setlist.fm! American rock band Fountains of Wayne was formed in New York City in 1995 after co-founders Adam Schlesinger and Chris Collingwood met in college. Jay-Z's "Hard Knock Life (Ghetto Anthem)" is based on the song "It's A Hard Knock Life" from the Broadway play Annie. Test your metal - Priest, Maiden, and Beavis and Butt-head show up in this one. Stacy's Mom 30 2003 Pop. Werewolves Of London; 6. Cold As Ice; 3. Every so often, a band comes along that digs back into what pop music is all about -- good, fun tunes. Entdecken Sie Veröffentlichungen von Fountains Of Wayne auf Discogs. Feel Like Makin' Love; 7. The Clash released their version in 1979, changing the lyrics "I left my baby" to "I killed my baby.". Kaufen Sie Platten, CDs und mehr von Fountains Of Wayne auf dem Discogs-Marktplatz. A monthly update on our latest interviews, stories and added songs. A talented lyricist, Philip helped revive Neil Sedaka's career with the words to "Laughter In The Rain" and "Bad Blood.". Their last appearance in the charts was 2003. With the help of Porter and Young, the band went on to release four more studio albums and one compilation … Think of some of They Might Be Giants' best pop tunes and scrape away every trace of silliness, and you'll be a little closer. Tush; 10. Genres: Power Pop, Indie Pop, Indie Rock. California Sex Lawyer (2005) Hackensack (2003) I Know You Well (2005) Janice's Party (2005) Radiation Vibe (1996) Richie and Reuben (2011) Sink To The Bottom (1996) Also in 2005, Robbie Fulks released a song in honor of the band called "Fountains of Wayne Hotline." After a devastating car accident, the actor Montgomery Clift had to be filmed from "The Right Profile" to look good - that provided the name of The Clash song. The wonderful thing about the duo (singer Chris Collingwood and bassist Adam Schlesinger of Ivy) is that they manage not to be overtly retro -- the album is a wholly modern production.