Song of the Day: “All Work” by Fever High

Who is Adam Schlesinger? Find out this week, as I explore some of my favorite tracks by the power pop savant. As if Schlesinger didn’t already have enough on his plate (see tomorrow’s song for even more), he debuted another music project in late 2017: Fever High, ostensibly his third flagship band, after Ivy and…

Song of the Day: “This is the Day” by Ivy

Who is Adam Schlesinger? Find out this week, as I explore some of my favorite tracks by the power pop savant. In my first post of Adam Schlesinger week, I called Fountains of Wayne “his flagship project,” but really Schlesinger has had two signature bands, and Ivy actually came before Fountains. This fact also calls…

Song of the Day: “Kind of a Girl” by Tinted Windows

Who is Adam Schlesinger? Find out this week, as I explore some of my favorite tracks by the power pop savant. In 2009, power pop supergroup Tinted Windows formed and released their first (to date, only) album. The band has four members: Taylor Hanson on vocals, James Iha of Smashing Pumpkins on guitar, Bun E. Carlos…

Song of the Day: “Just the Girl” by The Click Five

Who is Adam Schlesinger? Find out this week, as I explore some of my favorite tracks by the power pop savant. The Click Five was a failed boy band from the mid 2000’s. They notched one minor hit before The Jonas Brothers swooped into capture the preteen girls demo. The Click Five’s debut album, Greetings from…

Song of the Day: “Mexican Wine” by Fountains of Wayne

Who is Adam Schlesinger? Find out this week, as I explore some of my favorite tracks by the power pop savant. I became a fan of Adams Schlesinger five or six times without realizing I did. Adam is a songwriter, producer, band-leader, and performer who writes absolutely astounding pop hooks and tunes. Where other great pop…