From his early hits with Fountains of Wayne to his work in TV and film and for outside artists, he had a chameleon-like ability to apply his musical understanding to any context. Club in The musical centerpiece from the Tom Hanks-directed '60s-set comedy of the same name is more than just a theme song: It's a central character, an action sequence, a love story, a rise and a fall in glorious seconds. No soundtrack song has ever turned its parent movie from an above-average rom-com into a must-watch cable classic with greater velocity; it not only pays worthy tribute to the British Invasion-era one-offs it's patterned after, it roundly out-fabs nearly all of 'em. Schlesinger often used the movies he wrote for as a chance to write the fake arena-conquering pop-rock anthems that might not have made so much sense for his own real-life band. No song titled "Thinking About You" has ever been bad, and better believe Adam Schlesinger's group wasn't about to break that streak.
Sink To The Bottom
Sink to the Bottom (底に沈む) の歌詞 - Fountains of Wayne (Wayne の噴水)
Fountains of Wayne - Sink to the Bottom
In the mids, they came together to form Fountains of Wayne, named after a lawn ornament store in Wayne, New Jersey that closed in The band cut a demo and signed with Atlantic Records , then recruited guitarist Jody Porter and still-active Posies drummer Brian Young after recording their debut album. Young got in touch with a friend who worked at Fountains of Wayne's label to see if there were any job openings, and when he auditioned for the band, they asked him to play the beat of "Swingtown" by Steve Miller Band. Though Collingwood and Schlesinger shared cowriter credit for all original Fountains of Wayne material, for most of their career together, they wrote their songs separately.
Follow Billboard. All rights reserved. From his early hits with Fountains of Wayne to his work in TV and film and for outside artists, he had a chameleon-like ability to apply his musical understanding to any context.