Tinted Windows was an American rock supergroup formed by guitarist James Iha, previously of The Smashing Pumpkins, singer Taylor Hanson of Hanson, bassist Adam Schlesinger of Fountains of Wayne, and Bun E Carlos of Cheap Trick. The band issued one album in 2009, and performed live in 2009 and 2010. The first performance by the band was on March 18, 2009 at Cain's Ballroom in Tulsa, Oklahoma. The band made their South by Southwest debut on March 20, 2009 at the Levi/Fader Fort, followed by a set at the Pangea Lounge.The band also played at The Bamboozle in New Jersey on May 3, 2009.
On February 19, 2009, it was announced that the band signed with S-Curve Records. On February 24, the band digitally released their debut single "Kind of a Girl" alongside a promotional video, with a segment from a fictional music show Rock After Dark. They performed the song on Late Show with David Letterman on April 21. They performed on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon on April 24. Tinted Windows played concerts in the U.S. in June, August, and September 2009, and in Japan in January 2010. Their one and only self titled album is widely considered a Power-Pop essential. This is a compilation of most all known footage of the band 2009-2010.