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

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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