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MEMBERS: Chris Collingwood ~ Adam Schlesinger ~ Jody Porter ~ Brian Young
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BIGGEST SINGLE: "Stacy's Mom" (2003)
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BIGGEST LP: Welcome Interstate Managers (2003)
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GRAMMY AWARDS: 0

 
TIMELINE

Fountains Of Wayne button.gif (123 bytes) Fountains Of Wayne consists of Chris Collingwood, Adam Schlesinger, Jody Porter, and Brian Young. The band was named by Collingwood after a store in Wayne, New Jersey. Fountains Of Wayne released Fountains Of Wayne in October, 1996 with only Collingwood and Schlesinger as official members. Porter and Young were full-fledged member by the time Utopia Parkway was released in April, 1999.

2002...

Fountains Of Wayne - "Stacy's Mom" (Single)button.gif (123 bytes) Fountains Of Wayne were included in Entertainment Weekly's "It List: The 100 Most Creative People In Entertainment."

2003... # 44 Singles Artist of the Year

June
Fountains Of Wayne - Welcome Interstate Managersbutton.gif (123 bytes) After a 4 year hiatus from recording, Fountains Of Wayne released Welcome Interstate Managers and found a much more widespread audience with their quirky hit "Stacy's Mom."

September
button.gif (123 bytes) Fountains Of Wayne hit the Top 40 with "Stacy's Mom."

October
Fountains Of Wayne - Out-Of-State Platesbutton.gif (123 bytes) Fountains Of Wayne hit the Top 10 with "Stacy's Mom."

2004... # 181 Singles Artist of the Year

February
button.gif (123 bytes) Fountains Of Wayne were nominated for 2 Grammy Awards including Best Pop Vocal Performance by a Duo or Group ("Stacy's Mom") and Best New Artist.

October
Fountains Of Wayne - Traffic And Weatherbutton.gif (123 bytes) The single "Stacy's Mom" was certified gold.

2005...

June
button.gif (123 bytes) Fountains Of Wayne released Out-Of-State Plates overseas.

2007...

April
Fountains Of Wayne - 'Sky Full Of Holes'button.gif (123 bytes) Fountains Of Wayne released Traffic And Weather.

2011....

August
button.gif (123 bytes) Fountains Of Wayne released Sky Full Of Holes.




LPs
Fountains Of Wayne LP Fountains Of Wayne
Released: October, 1996
Tracks: "Radiation Vibe" - "Sink To The Bottom" - "Joe Rey" - "She's Got A Problem" - "Survival Car" - "Barbara H." - "Sick Day" - "I've Got A Flair" - "Leave The Biker" - "You Curse At Girls" - "Please Don't Rock Me Tonight" - "Everything's Ruined"
Fountains Of Wayne - Utopia Parkway Utopia Parkway
Released: April, 1999
Tracks: "Utopia Parkway" - "Red Dragon Tattoo" - "Denise" - "Hat And Feet" - "Valley Of Malls" - "Troubled Times" - "Go, Hippie" - "Fine Day For A Parade" - "Amity Gardens" - "Laser Show" - "Prom Theme" - "It Must Be Summer" - "Senator's Daughter"
Fountains Of Wayne - Welcome Interstate Managers Welcome Interstate Managers
Released: June, 2003
Rolling Stone: 3 stars from Rolling Stone
Tracks: "Mexican Wine" - "Bright Future In Sales" - "Stacy's Mom" - "Hackensack" - "No Better Place" - "Valley Winter Song" - "All Kinds Of Time" - "Little Red Light" - "Hey Julie" - "Halley's Waitress" - "Hung Up On You" - "Fire Island" - "Peace And Love" - "Bought For A Song" - "Supercollider" - "Your's And Mine"
Fountains Of Wayne - Out-Of-State Plates Out-Of-State Plates (import)
Released: June, 2005
Billboard peak: # 168
Tracks: "Number 45 Sunblock" - "Maureen" - "Caifornia Sex Lawyer" - "Janice's Party" - "Karpet King" - "Baby I've Changed" - "I Know You Well" - "You're Just Never Satisfied" - "I'l Do The Driving" - "Nightlight" - "I Want You Around" - "Trains And Boats And Planes" - "Places" - "Can't Get It Out Of My Head" (live) - "City Folk Morning" - "Girl I Can't Forget" - "Baby One More Time" - "Elevator Up" - "Comedienne" - "Kid Gloves" - "Today's Teardrops" - "She's Got A Problem" - "These Days" - "I Want An Alien For Christmas" - "Man In The Santa Suit" - "Chanukah Under The Stars" - "Killermont Street" - "Half A Woman" - "Small Favors" - "Imperia"
Fountains Of Wayne - Traffic And Weather Traffic And Weather
Released: April, 2007
Billboard peak: # 97
Rolling Stone: 4 stars from Rolling Stone
Tracks: "Someone To Love" - "'92 Subaru" - "Yolanda Hayes" - "Traffic And Weather" - "Fire In The Canyon" - "This Better Be Good" - "Revolving Dora" - "Michael And Heather At The Baggage Claim" - "Strapped For Cash" - "I-95" - "Hotel Majestic" - "Planet Of Weed" - "New Routine" - "Seatbacks And Traytables"
Fountains Of Wayne - 'Sky Full Of Holes' Sky Full Of Holes
Released: August, 2011
Tracks: "The Summer Place" - "Richie And Ruben" - "Acela" - "Someone's Gonna Break Your Heart" - "Action Hero" - "A Dip In The Ocean" - "Cold Comfort Flowers" - "A Road Song" - "Workingman's Hands" - "Hate To See You Like This" - "Radio Bar" - "Firelight Waltz" - "Cemetery Guns"
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