James Day Leavitt is a writer, musician and occasional painter. He was born and raised in Maine. He spent most of his 20's in Oakland, California, where he played bass in Three Years Down and Witticus, two East Bay punk bands. He returned to Maine in 1999 and currently resides in Portland with his wife Katie and their two daughters, Audrey and Ida.
"When It's Gone" was released on October 20th, 2011
All songs written by James Day Leavitt.
James Day Leavitt . Vocals & Acoustic guitar
Ron Harrity . instrumentation on the following tracks:
Electric guitar (1. 2. 3. 4. 6. 8)
Bass guitar (3. 6)
Hammond organ (5. 12)
Recorded, Mixed and Mastered at Forest City Studio
South Portland, Maine on September 10th , 2011.
Special thanks to Ron Harrity, Geoff Gronlund and Spencer Tweedy.
Very special thanks to Katie, Audrey & Ida.
Graphic Design: Kate Sibole & James Day Leavitt
Cover Photograph: Spencer Tweedy
Additional photography: Kate Sibole