Saving for a Custom Van

Various Artists


Made in honor of musician Adam Schlesinger, all proceeds from this compilation album will be donated to MusiCares COVID-19 Relief.

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Exclusive Features

color Pink
extras 8 page memoriam booklet
foil stamped Yes
jacket style Direct-To-Board
jacket type Triple Gatefold

Other Features

exclusive VMP Exclusive
label Father/Daughter & Wax Nine
mastering engineer Greg Calbi & Steve Fallone
mastering studio Sterling Sound
pressing location GZ Vinyl
release type New Release

By the Numbers


3lp

format

2020

original release year

331/3
rpm

speed

12
inch

vinyl size

standard

weight

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Description


Adam Schlesinger was a prodigious and prolific songwriter, producer and multi-instrumentalist. He died on April 1 at the age of 52 as the result of complications from COVID-19.

Not only was Schlesinger in multiple beloved bands—including the power-pop-leaning Fountains of Wayne and sophisticated electro-pop act Ivy—but he also collaborated on songs for movie soundtracks and the TV show Crazy Ex-Girlfriend.

A wide array of artists touched by Schlesinger’s life pay tribute to the many musical projects of which he was a part via this benefit compilation, Saving for a Custom Van, which we have on 3LP Pink vinyl. The 31-song collection features collaborators, tourmates, friends and fans putting their own spin on songs spanning his entire career.

Saving for a Custom Van, which takes its title from a lyric in Fountains of Wayne’s “Utopia Parkway,” is co-curated and co-released by Father/Daughter Records and Wax Nine, the label/journal run by Speedy Ortiz’s Sadie Dupuis (who also contributes a FoW cover under her Sad13 moniker). One-hundred percent of Saving for a Custom Van proceeds will be donated to MusiCares COVID-19 Relief, which is dedicated to helping music industry and community members affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.

*As a result, discount & gift card codes are not accepted for this product.

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