Fountains of Wayne's Concert History. Fountains of Wayne was an American power pop band that formed in 1995. Adam Schlesinger, an acclaimed singer-songwriter for the bands Fountains of Wayne and Ivy who had an award-winning second career writing songs for film, theater and television, died on … The Emmy- and Grammy-winning musician and songwriter, who was … The group helped spearhead the 90s power pop revival and achieved breakout mainstream success with the 2003 Gold-certified album 'Welcome Interstate Managers', which spawned the smash top 10 hit "Stacy's Mom". Life after Fountains of Wayne: "I don’t find myself listening to power-pop music at all" Salon talks to the band's former frontman Chris Collingwood about dour music, the … While Fountains of Wayne had been broken up for years, and the differences between them remained fresh in memory, theirs was one of the most special creative bonds in rock. Fountains of Wayne co-frontman Adam Schlesinger has died following a battle with coronavirus.. Fountains Of Wayne's Adam Schlesinger Dies At 52 After Contracting COVID-19 : Coronavirus Updates Schlesinger, one of the most prolific and decorated songwriters of … Adam Schlesinger, a musician regarded for his work with Fountains of Wayne and an Emmy-winning songwriter for “Crazy Ex-Girlfriend,” has died of coronavirus. Fountains of Wayne would release two more albums — 2007’s Traffic and Weather and 2011’s Sky Full of Holes — before disbanding in 2013.