Stacy's Mom

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"Stacy's Mom"
Single by Fountains of Wayne
from the album Welcome Interstate Managers
B-side"Trains and Boats and Planes"
ReleasedMay 2003 (2003-05)
Format
Recorded
Genre
Length3:19
Label
Songwriter(s)
Producer(s)
  • Schlesinger
  • Collingwood
  • Mike Denneen
Fountains of Wayne singles chronology
"The Valley of Malls"
(2000)
"Stacy's Mom"
(2003)
"Mexican Wine"
(2003)

"Stacy's Mom" is a pop rock song by the American rock band Fountains of Wayne. It was on their third studio album, Welcome Interstate Managers. "Stacy's Mom" was released on the radio on May 20, 2003.[1] The song was released as the main single from Welcome Interstate Managers on September 29, 2003. The album was released through S-Curve Records and Virgin Records. "Stacy's Mom" was written by bassist Adam Schlesinger and vocalist Chris Collingwood. Both of them created the song alongside Mike Denneen. The song was inspired by Schlesinger's friend when he was young who had a crush on his grandmother.

Background[change | change source]

"Stacy's Mom" was written by Chris Collingwood and Adam Schlesinger. It is a power pop song.[2][3]

Chart performance[change | change source]

"Stacy's Mom" debuted on the Billboard Hot 100 the week of October 11, 2003, at number 59. It was their first song to appear on that chart.[4] It peaked at number 21 the week of November 21, 2003. It stayed there for two weeks. It stayed on the chart for seventeen weeks.[5]

Formats and track listing[change | change source]

Europe 7"

A. "Stacy's Mom" – 3:17
B. "Trains and Boats and Planes" – 3:02

UK CD (Enhanced)

1. "Stacy's Mom" – 3:16
2. "Elevator Up" – 4:02
3. "Trains and Boats and Planes" – 3:02
4. "Stacy's Mom" (Video) – 3:16

US CD (Promo)

1. "Stacy's Mom" – 3:18

Charts and certifications[change | change source]

Release history[change | change source]

Country Date Format Label Ref.
United States September 29, 2003 Digital download
  • S-Curve
  • Virgin
United Kingdom October 7, 2003 [19]
United Kingdom March 8, 2004 7" single [20]

References[change | change source]

  1. "FMQB Airplay Archive: Modern Rock". Friday Morning Quarterback Album Report, Incorporated. Archived from the original on June 2, 2013. Retrieved October 30, 2016.
  2. Johnson, Beth (June 13, 2003). "Welcome Interstate Managers (2003) – Fountains of Wayne". Entertainment Weekly (Time Inc.). http://www.ew.com/ew/article/0,,457068,00.html. Retrieved May 9, 2014. 
  3. Layman, Will (April 15, 2007). "Fountains of Wayne: Too Smart to Be a Rock Band, Too Smart to Be Anything Else". PopMatters. Retrieved May 9, 2014.
  4. Martens, Todd (October 2, 2003). "'Baby Boy' Holds Down Singles Chart Lead". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved September 21, 2014.
  5. "Fountains of Wayne - Stacy's Mom". aCharts.us. Retrieved September 21, 2014.
  6. "Australian-charts.com – Fountains of Wayne – Stacy's Mom". ARIA Top 50 Singles. Hung Medien.
  7. "Dutchcharts.nl – Fountains of Wayne – Stacy's Mom" (in Dutch). Mega Single Top 100. Hung Medien / hitparade.ch.
  8. "Charts.org.nz – Fountains of Wayne – Stacy's Mom". Top 40 Singles. Hung Medien.
  9. "Archive Chart". Scottish Singles Top 40. The Official Charts Company.
  10. "Archive Chart" UK Singles Chart. The Official Charts Company.
  11. "Illegal name entered Fountains of Wayne/fountains-wayne/chart?f=379 Fountains of Wayne Album & Song Chart History" Billboard Hot 100 for Fountains of Wayne. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved October 17, 2015.
  12. "Illegal name entered Fountains of Wayne/fountains-wayne/chart?f=343 Fountains of Wayne Album & Song Chart History" Billboard Adult Pop Songs for Fountains of Wayne. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved October 17, 2015.
  13. "Illegal name entered Fountains of Wayne/fountains-wayne/chart?f=377 Fountains of Wayne Album & Song Chart History" Billboard Alternative Songs for Fountains of Wayne. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved October 17, 2015.
  14. "Illegal name entered Fountains of Wayne/fountains-wayne/chart?f=381 Fountains of Wayne Album & Song Chart History" Billboard Pop Songs for Fountains of Wayne. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved October 17, 2015.
  15. "End of Year Charts: 2004" (PDF). UKChartsPlus. Retrieved February 24, 2016.
  16. "ARIA Charts – Accreditations – 2004 Singles". Australian Recording Industry Association.
  17. "British single certifications – Fountains of Wayne – Stacy's Mom". British Phonographic Industry. Enter Stacy's Mom in the field Search. Select Title in the field Search by. Select single in the field By Format. Click Go
  18. "American single certifications – Fountains of Wayne – Stacy's Mom". Recording Industry Association of America. If necessary, click Advanced, then click Format, then select Single, then click SEARCH
  19. "Music – Stacy's Mom – Single by Fountains of Wayne". iTunes Store (GB). Retrieved June 4, 2016.
  20. "45Cat – Fountains of Wayne – Stacy's Mom / Trains And Boats And Planes". 45Cat. Retrieved June 4, 2016.

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