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Fountains of Wayne

  • Bassist Adam Schlesinger is also a member of the band Ivy.
  • The video of their song "Someone to Love" features comedian Demetri Martin in the lead role.
  • Country singer Robbie Fulks released a single called "Fountains of Wayne Hotline", about a fictional hotline for struggling songwriters.
  • One of Fountains of Wayne's celebrity fans is Stephen King, who named their song "I Want an Alien for Christmas" one of his favorites of 2005.
  • Their song "Stacy's Mom" was featured in a Dr. Pepper commercial in which all the kids love Stacy's mom because she brings Dr. Pepper to soccer games/practice.
  • As of May 2007, Fountains of Wayne have made music videos for the following tracks:
  • Radiation Vibe
  • Sink to the Bottom
  • Denise
  • Stacy's Mom
  • All Kinds of Time
  • Mexican Wine
  • Someone to Love
  • Fountains of Wayne's cover of the Britney Spears song "...Baby One More Time" was considered for release as a single by label execs. But the band decided against it.
  • The song "Barbara H.", on the Fountains of Wayne LP, is named after singer/guitarist Chris Collingwood's wife.
  • Fountains of Wayne adopted their name from a statuary and garden furniture store in Wayne, NJ.
  • The Band's latest album "Traffic and Weather" was released on April 3, 2007.
  • Their second album, Utopia Parkway, takes its title from a road in Queens, New York.
  • The video for the song "Stacy's Mom", featuring model/actress Rachel Hunter, was a homage to the movie Fast Times at Ridgemont High.
  • Their song "That Thing You Do", featured in the 1996 movie of the same name, was nominated for a Best Original Song Oscar.
  • The single "Stacy's Mom" reached #1 on iTunes' most downloaded list.

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