"Ivy" is a New York City band comprised of a trio of musicians, Adam Schlesinger, Dominique Durand and Andy Chase.
One of the first songs they recorded, "Get Enough", was released as a 7"-single and was quickly named "Single Of The Week" in the UK's Melody Maker.
The band also produced and released the ''I Hate December'' remix CD. The black-and-white video featuring band lip-synching playing in the bar was produced for both original and remixed edits of the song. It stays the only Ivy's release on Scratchie Records, the label belonging to The Smashing Pumpkins' members James Iha and D'arcy Wretzky and co-owned by Adam Schlesinger.
James Iha of the The Smashing Pumpkins appeared as a guest vocalist and guitarist on "Back In Our Town", and as a guitarist on "Quick, Painless & Easy". He is known as being a fan of Ivy and being a friend with Adam, as well with other bandmates. Adam played piano on James' song "The Bells" released on The Smashing Pumpkins' "Thirty-Three" single, and also contributed to Iha's own solo album "Let It Come Down". Iha thanked Ivy in the liner notes of ''Let It Come Down''. It is rumoured that James Iha helped the band g...
|Background||group or band|
|Origin||New York City, New York, United States|
|Current members|| Dominique Durand|