On Frail Wings of Vanity and Wax

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On Frail Wings of Vanity and Wax
Alesana - On Frail Wings of Vanity and Wax.jpg
Studio album by Alesana
Released June 6, 2006
Genre Post-hardcore, screamo, emo
Length 55:54
Label Tragic Hero, Fearless
Producer Kit Walters, Jamie King
Alesana chronology
Try This with Your Eyes Closed
On Frail Wings of Vanity and Wax
Where Myth Fades to Legend
Re-release cover

On Frail Wings of Vanity and Wax is the debut full-length album by Alesana. It was originally released on June 6, 2006 by Tragic Hero Records, but when the band joined Fearless Records, it was re-released on March 20, 2007, with two bonus tracks, four live videos, and an interview with the newer label. The title refers to the Greek myth of Icarus.

Track listing[edit]

All lyrics written by Dennis Lee and Shawn Milke, all music composed by Alesana.

No. Title Length
1. "Icarus" 1:00
2. "Ambrosia" 3:05
3. "Pathetic, Ordinary" 4:00
4. "Alchemy Sounded Good at the Time" 4:14
5. "Daggers Speak Louder Than Words" 3:27
6. "Last Three Letters" 3:33
7. "Apology" 5:18
8. "Tilting the Hourglass" 3:49
9. "This Conversation Is Over" 3:24
10. "Congratulations, I Hate You" 4:02
11. "Third Temptation of Paris" 3:42
12. "A Siren's Soliloquy" 4:01
13. "Necro's Decay" 4:26
Total length: 48:01

Enhanced bonus content[edit]

  • Ambrosia [Live]
  • Apology [Live]
  • Congratulations, I Hate You [Live]
  • Tilting The Hourglass [Live]
  • Video-Interview With Alesana



  1. ^ Liner notes