“Halley’s Waitress” by Fountains of Wayne (2003)

“Halley’s Waitress” is a song by the “Stacy’s Mom” guys. It actually comes from the same album (Welcome Interstate Managers) as “Stacy’s Mom”. However, it sounds absolutely nothing like “Stacy’s Mom”. Not that I hate “Stacy’s Mom” at all, but the average music fan more than likely has no frame of reference for Fountains of… Read More “Halley’s Waitress” by Fountains of Wayne (2003)

“Fell In Love With A Girl” by The White Stripes (2001)

I discovered The White Stripes through MTV-while watching the 2002 Video Music Awards, to be exact. It was right around the time all of the “The” bands were super big-The Hives, The Strokes, The Vines, The White Stripes. I already knew about The Strokes, but that night introduced me to the other three bands and… Read More “Fell In Love With A Girl” by The White Stripes (2001)

“Fallin'” by De La Soul & Teenage Fanclub (1993)

Sure, we can blame the soundtrack of the forgettable film Judgment Night for spawning the rap/rock movement that gave us Korn and Limp Bizkit. We can also laud it for commendably bridging what were thought of as two disparate musical worlds (save for the Beastie Boys, who defy all logic); alternative rock and hardcore hip-hop.… Read More “Fallin'” by De La Soul & Teenage Fanclub (1993)