UPDATE: Concert ended on 03/18/2009. Thank you to all who entered!!!!
Well I think today is a good day to start a contest. FREE STUFF. Keep reading…
Recently I was given some copies of the new Fountains Of Wayne live DVD for a giveaway of sorts thanks to my friends at The Syndicate. I tried thinking of some witty contest to have people enter to win one.
Before I do that though I just wanted to talk about Fountains Of Wayne for a moment… I know I know…bare with me. Free stuff soon.
“Stacy’s Mom” is indeed the song that Fountains Of Wayne will be labeled with forever. As amusing as the video was for the song I never cared for it and regretfully assumed that all other material that this band created sounded just like that song. I wanted nothing to so with it so I never looked into their catalog.
I missed out.
In 2007 I attended the Virgin Mobile Festival with my pals Matt and ((RAD))am. Matt kept talking about wanting to see the Fountains Of Wayne set and I thought he was joking or had a guilty pleasure I was not aware of. I mean, Matt is a huge music lover and all, but a pop punk band? Matt proceeded to correct my judgement of the band and told me to at least give them a shot.
I checked them out and loved them. I was so missing out on this band and could not believe how great they were. Why do I keep judging bands based off of one song? Because that is how I am. I’ll try anything once and usually it is the first taste that is a deal-breaker or not. If not I have the tendency of spitting that initial taste out and never returning to it. Fountains Of Wayne, I apologize. You all taste just fine.
So recently a Fountains Of Wayne DVD was released through Shout Factory Records called No Better Place: Live In Chicago. This is the band’s first DVD to be released and features 80 minutes of live footage including live performances and even some extra goodies in there. The concert was shot in front of a live audience in Chicago and was even recorded in 5.1 Surround.
So are you still hanging in there trying to figure out when I am going to tell you how you can win a copy?
I’ll tell you in a second…maybe…as in….right now.
Ok, I have 3 copies of this DVD for giveaway. I could be easy and just say the first three people to comment get one but that is not far for people who may be away from the internet or who were too tired to read all the way to this point.
So here is the contest:
I have pet peeves. I have a lot of them. I can’t stand it when people do not use their turn signals while driving, it drives me mad (no pun intended). I can not have the tag of a blanket be near my face when sleeping. I hate when people type your and mean you’re… The list continues. Enough about me though. What about you?
I want to know one of your most random weird pet peeves of yours.
Post a comment with your submission and do not forget to enter a valid email where it asks you to so I can contact you should I find yours hilarious. Once a winner is chosen I will email you for shipping info and boo ya, you have a Fountains Of Wayne DVD. This contest starts now and will end on 03/18/2009. Ready. Set. Go!
I’ve Got A Flair
No Better Place
Valley Winter Song
Red Dragon Tattoo
Bright Future In Sales
Sink To The Bottom
(All-New, Never-Before-Seen Acoustic Performances from their 2007 release Traffic & Weather)
It Must Be Summer
Someone To Love
Fire In The Canyon