Out-of-State Plates

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Out-of-State Plates
Compilation album by Fountains of Wayne
Released June 28, 2005
Recorded November 1996 – February 2005
Genre Pop, Rock
Length 81:45
Label Virgin Records
Producer Adam Schlesinger, Chris Collingwood
Fountains of Wayne chronology
Welcome Interstate Managers
Out-of-State Plates
Traffic and Weather
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars [1]
Entertainment Weekly B+[2]
Metacritic 70/100[3]
Pitchfork Media 5.9/10 [4]
Robert Christgau A−[5]
Rolling Stone 3/5 stars[6]

Out-of-State Plates is a double compilation album by power pop band, Fountains of Wayne. It was released on Virgin Records in 2005.


The album, a two-disc compilation of non-album tracks and previously unreleased recordings spanning the group's entire career, contain two brand new songs, "Maureen" and "The Girl I Can't Forget", as well as the first official release of the group's 1999 version of Britney Spears's "...Baby One More Time". Also featured is a rare live version of the Electric Light Orchestra song, "Can't Get It Out of My Head".

Track listing[edit]

Disc 1[edit]

  1. "Number 45 Sunblock"
  2. "Maureen"
  3. "California Sex Lawyer" (Contribution to International Pop Overthrow Vol 3 Compilation)
  4. "Janice's Party" (B-side from "Radiation Vibe" single)
  5. "Karpet King" (B-side from "Radiation Vibe" single)
  6. "Baby I've Changed" (B-side from "Hey Julie" single)
  7. "I Know You Well" (B-side from "Denise" single)
  8. "You're Just Never Satisfied" (B-side from "Troubled Times" single)
  9. "I'll Do the Driving" (B-side from "Denise" single)
  10. "Nightlight" (B-side from "Red Dragon Tattoo" single)
  11. "I Want You Around" (B-side from "Survival Car" single)
  12. "Trains and Boats and Planes" (B-side from "Stacy's Mom" single)
  13. "Places" (B-side from "Barbara H." single)
  14. "Can't Get It Out of My Head" (live) (B-side from "Sink to the Bottom" single)
  15. "Everything's Ruined" (Acoustic version from Future Soundtrack for America) - Japan Bonus Track

Disc 2[edit]

  1. "City Folk Morning"
  2. "The Girl I Can't Forget"
  3. "...Baby One More Time" (Previously unreleased track)
  4. "Elevator Up" (B-side from "Stacy's Mom" single)
  5. "Comedienne" (B-side from "Survival Car" single)
  6. "Kid Gloves" (B-side from "Sink to the Bottom" single)
  7. "Today's Teardrops" (B-side from "Red Dragon Tattoo" single)
  8. "She's Got a Problem (live)" (B-side from "Barbara H." single)
  9. "These Days" (B-side from "Troubled Times" single)
  10. "I Want an Alien for Christmas" (Non-album single)
  11. "The Man in the Santa Suit" (B-side from "I Want An Alien For Christmas" single)
  12. "Chanukah Under the Stars" (B-side from "I Want An Alien For Christmas" single)
  13. "Killermont Street" (B-side from "Hey Julie" single)
  14. "Half a Woman" (From unreleased Pinwheel Demos album & Contribution to Launch magazine, Issue 12)
  15. "Small Favors" (Previously unreleased track)
  16. "Imperia" (B-side from "Radiation Vibe" single)


  1. ^ http://www.allmusic.com/album/r779250
  2. ^ Burr, Ty (2005-07-15). "Out-of-State Plates Review". Entertainment Weekly. p. 73. Retrieved 2012-04-27. 
  3. ^ "Out-Of-State Plates Reviews, Ratings, Credits, and More at Metacritic". Metacritic. Retrieved 2012-04-27. 
  4. ^ Pitchfork Media review
  5. ^ Christgau, Robert. "CG: Fountains of Wayne". RobertChristgau.com. Retrieved 2012-04-27. 
  6. ^ Hiatt, Brian (2005-07-28). "Out-Of-State Plates : Fountains of Wayne : Review". Rolling Stone. Archived from the original on 2007-07-07. Retrieved 2012-04-27. 

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