On July 23, 1996.

On July 23, 1996, “Capitol” label released “Static Prevails”, the second Jimmy Eat World studio album. It was recorded 1995 – 1996, and was produced by Mark Trombino, Wes Kidd, Jim Adkins, Tom Linton, Rick Burch and Zach Lind.


  • Jim Adkins – lead and rhythm guitar, co-lead vocals, additional photography
  • Tom Linton – rhythm and lead guitar, co-lead vocals
  • Rick Burch – bass guitar
  • Zach Lind – drums, accordion, concertina
  • Sarah Pont – violin
  • Wes Kidd– acoustic guitar
  • Eric Richter– additional vocals
  • Craig Aaronson – executive producer
  • Billy Bowers – engineering assistant
  • Peter Doell – engineering assistant
  • Paul Drake – cover, band photography
  • Larry Elyea – pre-production engineering
  • Steve Genewick – engineering assistant
  • Cappy Japngie – engineering assistant
  • Stephen Marcussen– mastering
  • Andy Mueller – additional photography
  • Tom Rothrock, Rob Schnapf – engineering, mixing
  • Jeff Sheehan, Billy Smith – engineering assistant
  • Mark Trombino– Moog, engineering, mixing

Track listing:

All tracks by Jim Adkins, Tom Linton, Rick Burch and Zach Lind.

  1. Thinking, That’s All
  2. Rockstar
  3. Claire
  4. Call it in the Air
  5. Seventeen
  6. Episode IV
  7. Digits
  8. Caveman
  9. World is Static
  10. In the Same Room
  11. Robot Factory
  12. Anderson Mesa



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