Kind of a Girl by Tinted Windows (click to listen)
Messing With My Head by Tinted Windows (click to listen)
Loyal readers of this column know that I love power pop. They know that I like Hanson and that I love Fountains of Wayne. So imagine my excitement when I read that Adam Schlesinger of Fountains of Wayne was collaborating with Taylor Hanson, the cutest of the Hanson Brothers. Well, I had to have the album. They call themselves Tinted Windows and the band also includes James Iha from Smashing Pumpkins and Bun E Carlos, drummer from Cheap Trick. I obtained it and its excellent. Every song is a pop gem. Here are 2 samples.