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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…

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Song of the Day: “This Time Around” by Hanson

Chances are that you remember Hanson for their smash single, “Mmmbop.” And if you hadn’t followed their career afterwards, it would be perfectly reasonable to predict that the mop-tops fizzled away. One hit wonders from a marketing machine, right? (Spotify seconds this: “Mmmbop” has more than 20x the number of plays than any of their other tracks.) Yet,…