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Fountains of Wayne’s Adam Schlesinger: 20 Essential Songs

Fountains of Wayne’s Adam Schlesinger: 20 Essential Songs

The news that Fountains of Wayne’s Adam Schlesinger has died at age 52 due to complications related to Covid-19 comes as a painful shock to fans of his hilarious, heartfelt, utterly one-of-a-kind style of songwriting. Working alongside Fountains of Wayne co-founder Chris Collingwood, and on his own in assorted side projects and TV and movie gigs, Schlesinger built up an unparalleled catalog of character studies of dreamers, lovers, and total idiots, mostly set in his native New Jersey and the surrounding areas. (“One of the great things about putting New

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