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On July 20, 2011.

On July 20, 2011, “Warner Music” label released “Sky Full of Holes”, the fifth and final Fountains of Wayne studio album. It was recorded in 2011, at “Stratosphere Sound” in New York City, and was produced by Adam Schlesinger and Chris Collingwood.

Personnel:

  • Chris Collingwood – lead vocals, guitar, keyboards
  • Jody Porter – vocals, guitar
  • Adam Schlesinger – vocals, guitar, bass, keyboards
  • Garo Yellin – cello
  • Brian Young – drums, percussion
  • Ronnie Buttacavoli – trumpet
  • Geoff Sanoff – engineer
  • Arjun Agerwala, Rudyard Lee Cullers – additional engineering
  • Adam Tilzer, Atsuo Matsumoto, Mike Nesci – engineer assistant
  • John Holbrook – mixing
  • George Marino – mastering
  • CJIII – mastering
  • Lori Nix – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Adam Schlesinger and Chris Collingwood.

  1. The Summer Place
  2. Richie and Ruben
  3. Acela
  4. Someone’s Gonna Break Your Heart
  5. Action Hero
  6. A Dip in the Oceans
  7. Cold Comfort Flowers
  8. A Road Song
  9. Workingman’s Hands
  10. Here to See You Like This
  11. Radio Bar
  12. Firelight Waltz
  13. Cemetery Guns

On June 10, 2003.

On June 10, 2003, “S-Curve Records” label released “Welcome Interstate Managers”, the third Fountains of Wayne studio album, It was recorded in 2003, at “Stratosphere Sound” and “The Clubhouse Rhinebeck” in New York, “Q Division” in Somerville, Massachusetts, and was produced by Adam Schlesinger, Chris Collingwood and Mike Denneen.

Personnel:

  • Chris Collingwood – lead vocals, rhythm guitar
  • Jody Porter – lead guitar, backing vocals
  • Adam Schlesinger – bass guitar, synthesizers, backing vocals, engineering, mixing
  • Brian Young – drums
  • Ronnie Buttacavoli – trumpet, flugelhorn
  • James Iha – guitar
  • Robert Randolph – pedal steel
  • Jen Trynin – guitar, backing vocals
  • Mike Denneen – engineering
  • Richard Furch – engineering
  • Rudyard Lee Cullers – assistant engineering
  • Matt Beaudoin – assistant engineering
  • John Holbrook – mixing
  • Tom Lord-Alge – mixing
  • George Marino – mastering
  • Frank Olinsky – art direction and design
  • Rafi Sofer – assistant engineering
  • Collection of The New-York Historical Society – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Chris Collingwood and Adam Schlesinger.

  1. Mexican Wine
  2. Bright Future in Sales
  3. Stacy’s Mom
  4. Hackensack
  5. No Better Place
  6. Valley Winter Song
  7. All Kinds of Time
  8. Little Red Light
  9. Hey Julie
  10. Halley’s Waitress
  11. Hung Up on You
  12. Fire Island
  13. Peace and Love
  14. Bought for a Song
  15. Supercollider
  16. Yours and Mine

On April 6, 1999.

On April 6, 1999, “Atlantic” label released “Utopia Parkway” the second Fountains of Wayne studio album. It was recorded in 1998, at “Stratosphere Sound” in New York City, and was produced by Adam Schlesinger and Chris Collingwood.

Personnel:

  • Chris Collingwood – lead vocals, rhythm guitar
  • Jody Porter – lead guitar, backing vocals
  • Adam Schlesinger – bass, keyboards, backing vocals
  • Brian Young – drums

Track listing:

All tracks by Chris Collingwood and Adam Schlesinger.

  1. Utopia Parkway
  2. Red Dragon Tattoo
  3. Denise
  4. Hat and Feet
  5. The Valley of Malls
  6. Troubled Times
  7. Go, Hippie
  8. A Fine Day For a Parade
  9. Amity Gardens
  10. Laser Show
  11. Lost in Space
  12. Prom Theme
  13. It Must Be Summer
  14. The Senator’s Daughter

On April 1, 2020.

On April 1, 2020. Adam Lyons Schlesinger died aged 52. He was singer-songwriter, musician (guitar) and record producer, founding member of the bands Fountains of Wayne, Ivy, and Tinted Windows. Lately he was key songwriting contributor and producer for the duo Fever High. Schlesinger won three “Emmys”, a “Grammy” and the “ASCAP Pop Music Award”.

 

On April 3, 2007.

On April 3, 2007, “Virgin” label released “Traffic and Weather”, the fourth Fountains of Wayne studio album. It was recorded in 2007, and was produced by Adam Schlesinger.

Personnel:

  • Chris Collingwood– lead vocals, rhythm guitar
  • Adam Schlesinger– bass, keyboards, backing vocals
  • Jody Porter– lead guitar, backing vocals
  • Brian Young– drums

Track listing:

All tracks by Chris Collingwood and Adam Schlesinger.

  1. Someone to Love
  2. 92 Subaru
  3. Yolanda Hayes
  4. Traffic and Weather
  5. Fire in the Canyon
  6. This Better Be Good
  7. Revolving Dora
  8. Michael and Heather at the Baggage Claim
  9. Strapped for Cash
  10. I-95
  11. Hotel Majestic
  12. Planet of Weed
  13. New Routine
  14. Seatback and Traytables

On October 1, 1996.

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On October 1, 1996, “Atlantic” label released the debut self-titled Fountains of Wayne studio album. It was recorded January – April 1996, at “The Place” in New York City, and was produced by Adam Schlesinger. The album’s cover photo was shot by Nick Waplington.

Personnel:

  • Chris Collingwood– vocals, guitar, keyboards
  • Adam Schlesinger– vocals, guitar, keyboards, drums
  • Danny Weinkauf– bass guitar
  • Dominique Durand– backing vocals
  • Engineered by Gary Maurer & Eric Tew
  • Mastered by Greg Calbi
  • Mixed by Chris Shaw, Adam Schlesinger and Gary Mau

Track listing:

All tracks by Chris Collingwood and Adam Schlesinger.

  1. . Radiation Vibe
  2. Sink to the Bottom
  3. Joe Rey
  4. She’s Got a Problem
  5. Survival Car
  6. Barbara H
  7. Sick Day
  8. I’ve Got a Flair
  9. Leave the Biker
  10. You Curse at Girls
  11. Please Don’t Rock Me Tonight
  12. Everything’s Ruined