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Leavetaking

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All Music Guide - Greg Prato
Roots rock that leans more towards the easy listening side, which could also very well possibly appeal to the young pups due to its modern production -- you could certainly say that's a fair assessment of the second full-length effort by Peter Bradley Adams, 2008's Leavetaking. In a time of popular music where an increasing amount of new releases are becoming more and more slick, it's a pleasant surprise to hear stripped down music -- focusing heavily on Adams' breathy singing style and understated guitar and piano playing. This aforementioned approach that Adams specializes in is probably best sampled on the album opening ditty, "The Longer I Run," while he also offers such...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Greg Prato
Roots rock that leans more towards the easy listening side, which could also very well possibly appeal to the young pups due to its modern production -- you could certainly say that's a fair assessment of the second full-length effort by Peter Bradley Adams, 2008's Leavetaking. In a time of popular music where an increasing amount of new releases are becoming more and more slick, it's a pleasant surprise to hear stripped down music -- focusing heavily on Adams' breathy singing style and understated guitar and piano playing. This aforementioned approach that Adams specializes in is probably best sampled on the album opening ditty, "The Longer I Run," while he also offers such "late night listening" tracks as "Keep Us," and even replicates Rufus Wainwright's signature vocals that is, if Wainwright was a guitarist rather than pianist on "Under My Skin." Leavetaking would provide the perfect soundtrack at your favorite local coffeehouse.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 8/5/2008
  • Label: Sarathan Records
  • UPC: 679923001922
  • Catalog Number: 19
  • Sales rank: 22,172

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 The Longer I Run (4:11)
  2. 2 Los Angeles (3:34)
  3. 3 I'll Forget You (3:41)
  4. 4 Under My Skin (3:33)
  5. 5 Always (3:59)
  6. 6 So Are You to Me (2:26)
  7. 7 Ohio (4:03)
  8. 8 Keep Us (4:41)
  9. 9 Song for Viola (2:24)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Peter Bradley Adams Primary Artist, Acoustic Guitar, Piano
Andrea Zonn Vocals
David Jacques Bass
Jeff Irwin Bass
Lex Price Acoustic Guitar, Banjo, Strings, Electric Guitar, Guitar (Tenor)
Sarah Siskind Vocals
Ian Fitchuk Drums
Marco Giovino Cymbals, Drums, Noise, Cardboard Box
James DiGirolamo Organ, Synthesizer, Accordion
Melissa Mathes Vocals
Katie Herzig Vocals
Technical Credits
Bob Ludwig Mastering
Jason Lehning Engineer
Bill Sanke Engineer
Lex Price Composer, Producer, Engineer
Joshua Meltzer Composer
Peter Bradley Adams Composer, Producer, Engineer
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