album by Deadsy
Released 14 May 2002
Recorded 2002
Genre Rock
Length 14 tracks
Label Dreamworks
Producer(s) Josh Abraham
Jay Baumgardner
Elijah Blue
featuring John Taylor

Commencement is the second album by American rock band Deadsy, released by Dreamworks on 14 May 2002 and features John Taylor.

About the albumEdit

The album is by Deadsy, a band from California (USA) which formed in 1995. There are two cover songs on the album: "Brand New Love" written by Lou Barlow of the band Sebadoh and "Tom Sawyer" written by the Canadian rock band Rush.

Commencement features guest appearances by Jonathan Davis (of Korn), Troy Van Leeuwen (of A Perfect Circle, Queens of the Stone Age), and John Taylor who performs additional bass on "She Likes Big Words".

Track listingEdit


  1. "The Key To Gramercy Park"
  2. "Winners"
  3. "Brand New Love"
  4. "Mansion World"
  5. "Lake Waramaug"
  6. "The Elements"
  7. "Flowing Glower"
  8. "Future Years"
  9. "She Likes Big Words"
  10. "Cruella"
  11. "Seagulls (The Macroprosopus)"
  12. "Le Cirque En Rose (Obsolescence)"
  13. "Tom Sawyer"
  14. "Commencement"


  • Phillips Exeter Blue - Vocals, guitar, bass, synthesizers
  • Dr Nner - Synthesizers
  • Alec Püre - Drums
  • The Beast (Craig Riker) - Bass
  • Carlton Megalodon - Ztar
  • Jonathan Davis - Additional vocals on "The Key to Gramercy Park"
  • Jay Gordon - Additional vocals on "Seagulls", additional Bass on "Flowing Glower", "Future Years", and "Seagulls"
  • John Taylor - Additional bass on "She Likes Big Words"
  • Troy Van Leeuwen - Additional guitar on "She Likes Big Words", and "Mansion World"

Also credited

  • Jay Baumgardner - Producer, Mixing
  • Ron Handler - A&R