Sponge: Wax Ecstatic

On July 2, 1996, “Columbia” label released “Wax Ecstatic”, the second Sponge studio album. It was recorded in 1996, and was produced by Tim Patalan, Vinnie Dombroski, Michael Cross, Tim Cross, Joey Mazzola and Charlie Grover.

Personnel:

  • Vinnie Dombroski– vocals, guitar, drums
  • Michael Cross – guitars, bass
  • Tim Cross – bass
  • Joey Mazzola– guitars
  • Charlie Grover – drums
  • Chris Codish – acoustic piano
  • Richard Butler– additional vocal
  • Johnny Evans – tenor, alto and baritone sax
  • Mando Dorame– sax solo
  • Steve Baxter – trombone
  • Donald Hayes – saxophone
  • Anne King – trumpet
  • Tim Patalan – cello, recording
  • Andy Patalan, Matt Hanson – recording assistants
  • Steve King – engineer
  • Lamont Hyde – engineer assistant
  • Tim Palmer– mixing, additional production
  • Jamie Seyberth – additional engineering
  • Mark O’Donoughue – mixing
  • Mike Corbett – post production edit
  • Howie Weinberg– mastering
  • Mary Maurer – art direction
  • SITE – design
  • Melanie Nissen – photography

Track listing:

  1. My Purity – Vinnie Dombroski, Mike Cross
  2. Got to Be a Bore – Vinnie Dombroski
  3. Wax Ecstatic (To Sell Angelina) – Vinnie Dombroski
  4. The Drag Queens of Memphis – Vinnie Dombroski
  5. I Am Anastasia – Vinnie Dombroski, Mike Cross, Joey Mazzola
  6. Silence is Their Drug – Vinnie Dombroski
  7. Have You Seen Mary – Vinnie Dombroski, Mike Cross
  8. My Baby Said – Vinnie Dombroski, Joey Mazzola
  9. The Death of a Drag Queen – Vinnie Dombroski, Mike Cross, Joey Mazzola
  10. Velveteen (contains the hidden track Imagine You) – Vinnie Dombroski

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