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Mexican Wine (2003)


I can think of no other album as badly showcased by its lead-off single as Fountains of Wayne’s Welcome Interstate Managers was by the execrable Stacy’s Mom. If you can see beyond that stinking pile of horse manure (and, to be honest, I don’t blame you if you can’t) the album is a sprawling affair, a sort of power-pop White Album. Not every track works, but the ones that do are mini-masterpieces. To whit…

February 16th, 2010.

4 Responses to “Mexican Wine (2003)”

  1. El Kid Says:

    We actually agree on something Butler? WOw this is a historic occasion.

    People always talk about their melodies and harmonies. But they’ve also got really great couplets e.g. ‘I used to fly for United Airlines / but I got fired for reading High Times…’

  2. Eoin Says:

    This is a rare occasion alright. My favourite (from Hackensack): “I saw you talkin’ to Chrisopher Walken…”

  3. El Kid Says:

    Hey didn’t know it was your birthday…happy birthday dude!

  4. Eoin Says:

    Really? Well it’s been the talk of Facebook all morning. Thanks!

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