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Podcast Episode
Season
Six
number
299
Type
Album Review
Post Date
10/4/2016

Fountains of Wayne

299 Fountains of Wayne by Fountains of Wayne

Fountains of Wayne

Label
Tag Recordings
Release year
1996
Producer
Adam Schlesinger
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The self-titled debut by Fountains of Wayne hints at what was to come while still struggling to sound original and find their voice.

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We gave our Patreon subscribers four album options that were released in October 1996, and they decided we should revisit the self-titled debut by Fountains of Wayne. All the hallmarks of power pop are present - tight songwriting, big vocal hooks with guitar riffs to match, and the occasional harmony to sweeten the sound - from the band that would go on to write the massive single ‚ÄúStacy‚Äôs Mom.‚ÄĚ 

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Songs in this episode

  • Intro - Radiation Vibe
  • 4:04 - History of the Band
  • 12:36 - Leave The Biker
  • 18:11 - She‚Äôs Got A Problem
  • 27:51 - Radiation Vibe
  • Outro - Sink To The Bottom

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