Chris Collingwood (born October 3, 1967) is a British American singer, songwriter, and artist who is best known as the former lead vocalist and founding member of the power pop band Fountains of Wayne.
|Born||October 3, 1967|
|Origin||Sellersville, Pennsylvania, United States|
|Genres||Power pop, rock|
|Occupation(s)||Guitarist, songwriter, producer|
|Instruments||Guitar, vocals, keyboards|
|Associated acts||Fountains of Wayne|
Collingwood's major influences are The Beatles, The Zombies, The Hollies, Aztec Camera, Squeeze, and Blue Öyster Cult. He graduated from The Hill School in Pottstown, Pennsylvania. He lives with his wife in Northampton, Massachusetts. The couple married in 1996.
Collingwood has admitted to having trouble with alcohol in the past, even stating that his heavy drinking resulted in him having only contributed three songs to the band's fourth studio album, Traffic and Weather. He has been sober since 2006.
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