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Fountains of Wayne

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Fountains of Wayne

type:
Music
Current Status:
In Season
Producers:
Atlantic
genre:
Rock

We gave it a B

The anguish-free outfit (named after a landscape decor store in New Jersey) Fountains of Wayne are not likely to make any enemies with this colorful debut album. Their hook-reverent, nice-guy rock has a melodic poignancy reminiscent of mid-’60s Kinks tinged with a postmodern Weezer-esque malaise. As safe, pleasant, and nondescript as a prefab suburban hamlet. B