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On October 16, 2007.

On August 16, 2007, “Interscope” label released “Chase This Light”, the sixth Jimmy Eat World studio album. It was recorded August – October – December 2006, March – May 2007, at “Unit2”, “Seedy Underbelly”, in Conway, and was produced by Chris Testa, John Fields, Jim Adkins, Tom Linton, Zach Lind, and Rick Burch.

Personnel:

  • Jim Adkins – lead vocals, guitar, additional recording
  • Tom Linton – guitar, additional recording
  • Zach Lind – drums, additional recording
  • Rick Burch – bass, additional recording
  • Amy Ross – additional vocals
  • Finn Adkins – additional vocals
  • Jackson Adkins – additional vocals
  • Ava Lind – additional vocals
  • John Fields – keyboard, additional bass
  • Stephen Lu – keyboard
  • David Campbell – string arrangement, conductor
  • Butch Vig – executive producer
  • Chris Testa – recording
  • John Fields – additional engineer
  • Ross Hogarth – additional engineer
  • Chris Lord-Alge – mixing
  • Keith Armstrong – assistant
  • Ted Jensen – mastering
  • Morning Breathe Inc. – art direction, design
  • Davies and Starr – cover photography
  • Jason Odell – band photography

Track listing:

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

  1. Big Casino
  2. Let It Happen
  3. Always Be
  4. Carry You
  5. Electable (Give It Up)
  6. Gotta Be Somebody’s Blues
  7. Feeling Lucky
  8. Here It Goes
  9. Chase This Light
  10. Firefight
  11. Dizzy

On December 26, 2006.

On December 26, 2006, “Columbia” label released “Oh! Gravity”, the sixth Switchfoot album. It was recorded in 2006, at “Big Fish Recordings” in Encinitas, CA, Signature Sound” in San Diego, CA, “Starstruck Studio” in Nashville, and was produced by Tim Palmer, Steve Lillywhite, John Fields, Jon Foreman, Tim Foreman, Chad Butler, Jerome Fontamillas and Drew Shirley.

Personnel:

  • Jon Foreman– lead vocals, rhythm guitar, lead guitar
  • Tim Foreman– bass guitar, backing vocals
  • Chad Butler– drums
  • Jerome Fontamillas– rhythm guitar, keyboard, backing vocals
  • Drew Shirley– lead guitar, backing vocals
  • Keith Tutt II – cello
  • Kybra Minisee – violin
  • Sidney Cabrera – violin
  • Andy Geibon – horns
  • Charlie Peacock– Chimus Minutus
  • Mark Felthamon – harmonica
  • Sarah Mooridian – cowbell
  • Sean Watkins, Sara Watkins– vocals, mandolin
  • Noah Lamberth – space pedal steel
  • Care House Choir: Jennifer, Lukas, Dawn, Tierra, Lynsey, Steffany, Luke, Devin – vocals
  • Tim Lord Palmer – additional “window treatments”
  • Steve Lillywhite– executive producer
  • Tim Palmer– recording, mixing
  • John Fields– mixing
  • Tom Lord-Alge– mixing
  • Ted Jensen– mastering
  • Steven Miller, Chris Testa, Joe Marlett – additional recording
  • Michael Harris, Matt Beckley, Cameron Barton, Zeph Sowers – recording assistant
  • Jamie Seyberth, Femio Hernandez – assistant mix engineer
  • Joshua Marc Levy – art direction, illustration
  • Andy Barron– photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Jon Foreman, except where noted.

  1. Oh! Gravity – Jon Foreman, Tim Foreman
  2. American Dream
  3. Dirty Second Hands – Jon Foreman, Todd Cooper
  4. Awakening
  5. Circles
  6. Amateur Lovers
  7. Faust, Midas, and Myself
  8. Head Over Heels (In This Life)
  9. Yesterdays
  10. Burn Out Bright
  11. 4:12
  12. Let Your Love Be Strong