Schlesinger holds no ill feelings and expresses the highest regard for Ocasek. Cars frontman Ric Ocasek thought that the intro was a sample from "Just What I Needed"[11] but the band says they performed it in the studio and just "got it right." Select single in the field By Format. "Fountains of Wayne - Awards". Happy anniversary, "Stacy's Mom"! "'Baby Boy' Holds Down Singles Chart Lead". [10], Adam Schlesinger says "Stacy's Mom" was a tribute to The Cars, whose single "Just What I Needed" has an intro similar to "Stacy's Mom". Actress and model, Rachel Hunter, portrayed Stacy's mom in the song's official video - directed by Chris Applebaum. Retrieved October 17, 2015. double-daggersales/streaming figures based on certification alone, 1.Jump up ^ "The 500 Greatest Songs Since You Were Born - Blender". The music video, directed by Chris Applebaum, features several comedic scenes illustrating the boy's attempts to get closer to Stacy's mother. Event occurs at 3:00–3:08. [12], There are several references to The Cars in the video: a license plate reads "I ♥ RIC", a reference to Ric Ocasek; one of the boys in the opening scene has dark hair, sun glasses, and clothes such that he looks like an adolescent version of Ocasek; the trademark Elliot Easton "bouncing" (at approximately 1:15 into the video) and hairdo as he plays his guitar for The Cars; and the re-creation of the Fast Times scene, which featured The Cars' "Moving in Stereo". She's an animation enthusiast, daydreams about roaming the wild with all her animal friends, and is failing to conquer her trainer addiction. It's been ten years Monday since Fountains of Wayne released their third album, "Welcome Interstate Managers," memorable mostly for that hit single and the video featuring a partially dressed Rachel Hunter as the mom — and a boy who takes a private moment in the bathroom, "Fast Times at Ridgemont High" style, to appreciate her. 1 on both MTV's TRL and VH1's VSpot Top 20 Countdown. 3:58 PM PT-- 4/1 Adam's attorney, Josh Grier, says Schlesinger died Wednesday as a result of coronavirus complications. 22.Jump up ^ "Charts.org.nz – Fountains of Wayne – Stacy's Mom". It reached No. Fountains of Wayne had asked Ocasek to be in the video for the song. ‘Stacy’s Mom’, despite being a total one-hit-wonder from a since forgotten act, Fountains Of Wayne, is a total cultural phenomenon that has transcended generations. Retrieved February 24, 2016. 1 spot on the "Most Downloaded Songs" list of the iTunes Music Store. undefined. Retrieved 9 May 2014. Until December 5, 1998, a song had to be issued as a single to make the Hot 100. 18.Jump up ^ "Australian-charts.com – Fountains of Wayne – Stacy's Mom". Retrieved September 21, 2014. Enter Stacy's Mom in the field Keywords. This song tells the story of a kid who has developed a huge crush on his friend's super-hot mom. The song was released as the lead single from Welcome Interstate Managers on September 29, 2003, through S-Curve Records and Virgin Records. Sign up for membership to become a founding member and help shape HuffPost's next chapter. aCharts.us. It has also been performed by the band Bowling For Soup, and also by Postmodern Jukebox ft. Casey Abrams. UK Singles (Official Charts Company)[23] 11 The song has been parodied on The Howard Stern Show to mock Wack Pack character Hanzi (Imran Kahn). 1 Composition Retrieved September 21, 2014. 19.Jump up ^ Andrew Leahey. "Fountains of Wayne: Too Smart to Be a Rock Band, Too Smart to Be Anything Else". "Teardrop" by Massive Attack has vocals by Elizabeth Fraser of The Cocteau Twins, who wrote the lyric after learning that Jeff Buckley had died. US Alternative Songs (Billboard)[26] 31 @media (max-width:767px){.css-4n1las{display:none;}}More Like This@media (min-width:768px){.css-1s8mc50{display:none;}}More Like This, A photo posted by @giannadispenza on Mar 23, 2016 at 10:43pm PDT, A photo posted by @giannadispenza on May 14, 2016 at 6:40am PDT, A photo posted by @giannadispenza on Aug 30, 2015 at 8:50am PDT, A photo posted by @giannadispenza on May 23, 2016 at 2:24am PDT, A photo posted by @giannadispenza on Mar 11, 2016 at 5:05am PST. A post shared by Gianna Dispenza (@giannadispenza) on Jul 30, 2015 at 3:54pm PDT. On Glen's résumé: hit songwriter, Facebook dominator, and member of Styx. Click Search. It is the third track on their third studio album, Welcome Interstate Managers. "Elevator Up" – 4:023. The song ranks No. "[5] The song drew heavy inspiration from Jennifer Coolidge's character Jeanine Stifler (aka Stifler's mom) in the American Pie (film series), as she is the original MILF, "Stacy's Mom" debuted on the Billboard Hot 100 the week of October 11, 2003 at number 59, making this their first song to appear on that chart. Time Inc. Retrieved October 11, 2011. Oscars Best Picture Winners Best Picture Winners Golden Globes Emmys STARmeter Awards San Diego Comic-Con New York Comic-Con Sundance Film Festival Toronto Int'l Film Festival Awards Central Festival Central All Events 26.Jump up ^ "Fountains of Wayne – Chart history" Billboard Alternative Songs for Fountains of Wayne. PopMatters. US Mainstream Top 40 (Billboard)[27] 3, UK Singles (Official Charts Company)[28] 121, United Kingdom (BPI)[30] Schlesinger added to, Actress and model, Rachel Hunter, portrayed Stacy's mom in the song's official video - directed by Chris Applebaum. Actress and model, Rachel Hunter, portrayed Stacy's mom in the song's official video - directed by Chris Applebaum. It’s the song that soundtracked all of your school discos and probably instigated a few throwback sing-a-longs during slightly tipsy post-uni exam sessions. A post shared by Gianna Dispenza (@giannadispenza) on Aug 30, 2015 at 8:50am PDT, A post shared by Gianna Dispenza (@giannadispenza) on Apr 17, 2017 at 10:02pm PDT, A post shared by Gianna Dispenza (@giannadispenza). Retrieved September 21, 2014. 16.Jump up ^ "Fountains Of Wayne - Stacy's Mom (CD)". Further links to The Cars and New Wave music are given by the magazine Nu Wave that is featured in the video, the Roland Juno-6 keyboard (a synthesizer of the 1980s), and the record sleeve showing 'Stacy's Mom' in a car.[13]. http://www.northeastern.edu/news/2016/03/at-hockey-games-stacys-mom-has-got-it-goin-on-2/, https://pop-culture.fandom.com/wiki/Stacy%27s_Mom?oldid=24769. The core message of the song is simple – it tells the tale of a headstrong young lad who unfortunately uses poor old Stacy, to get to none other than her mum, who’s truly, got it going on. 20.Jump up ^ "Irish Singles Chart - Fountains of Wayne - Stacy's Mom". At each game, the pep band plays the song during a stoppage of play with the fan sections continuing to sing through the chorus without accompaniment once gameplay begins again. Virgin Records/EMI Music. 11 in the UK Singles Chart. Top 40 Singles. After a scene with the band during the chorus, Stacy, in red heart-shaped sunglasses and swimsuit, is shown sunbathing while the boy mows her lawn. [7] It peaked at number 21 the week of November 21, 2003 and stayed there for two weeks. ARIA Top 50 Singles. Adam Schlesinger told us "Stacy's Mom" "is definitely the biggest of my own band stuff." Here’s the video to refresh your memory….. Now all grown up, Gianna Dispenza is now a fully fledged artist, working in both sculpting and painting. Retrieved 9 May 2014. [6] It entered the top 40 the week after by moving twenty-one spots to number 38 and moved nine spots to number 31 on the week of October 25, 2003. 15.Jump up ^ "Fountains Of Wayne - Stacy's Mom (Vinyl)". A cover of the song by the Northeastern University pep band has become an unofficial theme song for the Northeastern Huskies men's ice hockey team. It’s the song that soundtracked all of your school discos and probably instigated a few throwback sing-a-longs during slightly tipsy post-uni exam sessions. "Stacy's Mom" appeared in the Top 40 of the Billboard Hot 100 chart (No. 1 spot on the "Most Downloaded Songs" list of the iTunes Music Store. Archived from the original on 28 December 2010. 28.Jump up ^ "End of Year Charts: 2004" (PDF). Australian Recording Industry Association. He was 52. British Phonographic Industry. 29.Jump up ^ "ARIA Charts – Accreditations – 2004 Singles". 2 Chart performance We made it easy for you to exercise your right to vote! Entertainment Weekly. 25.Jump up ^ "Fountains of Wayne – Chart history" Billboard Adult Pop Songs for Fountains of Wayne. It stayed on the chart for seventeen weeks.[8]. Happy anniversary, "Stacy's Mom"! In 2004, it was nominated for a Grammy Award for Best Vocal Pop Performance. The You Me at Six song "The Dilemma" got its title from the Vince Vaughn movie of the same name. Fountains of Wayne: Stacy's Mom (Video 2003) cast and crew credits, including actors, actresses, directors, writers and more. The song was included on the setlist for Guitar Hero: Van Halen as a guest act.