Schlesinger is currently a member of two bands, Fountains of Wayne and Ivy. Fountains of Wayne's 2003 album Welcome Interstate Managers was nominated for two Grammys and named #3 Album of The Year in the prestigious Village Voice Pazz And Jop critics' poll. Their new album, Traffic And Weather, is due this spring. Ivy's latest release is 2005's In The Clear, and their music can be heard in numerous films and television shows, including the Farrelly Brothers' film Shallow Hal and Steven King's TV miniseries Kingdom Hospital. He has also written music for such television shows as Saturday Night Live, The Howard Stern Show and Crank Yankers.
Currently, Schlesinger is finishing a Broadway musical adaptation of the John Waters film Cry-Baby, along with The Daily Show headwriter David Javerbaum, and Tom Meehan and Mark O'Donnell.
Apart from writing and producing music, Schlesinger also co-owns Scratchie Records, an independent record label, and Stratosphere Sound, a recording studio in Manhattan.
Adam Schlesinger Facts
|Birthday||October 31, 1967 (53)|
|Brazzaville Teen-Ager, directed by Michael Cera|
|The Haunting of Bill Crouse|
|Fountains of Wayne: No Better Place|