Leo Leo – If I’m Leaving (New Song in the Works)

Transition is often occurring.  Mourning the death of a loved one, moving to a new town, starting a new position within the same company, having a second child, adjusting to one’s body as we age a little more – gain some more weight- or lose the muscle tone we are used to having.  The birth of a first nephew.

In the news this week there are mentions of loss:  American Sniper, Chris Kyle‘s widow, the death of Ben Woolf at age 34, and of course, continued threats of death from the middle east.  We wanted to take a breath to send positive thoughts to everyone who is going through something this week.  And we felt the need to share an unfinished song with you. To share some of our own transition (new songwriting, adjusting to not having a recording studio in the west coast, seeking out Sponsors for sound libraries; missing Sunday brunch with family, seeing faces of people we know at our show, etc).

SoOOOo, we looked through the catalog of songs we are writing to share something thematic – A song about the transition of leaving – and the reasons for it (but introduced with a light melody).

So hear it is: ” If I’m leaving”

It is unfinished. All vocals and acoustic guitar (gasp).  No Sarah Hope on this ditty – not yet.  But we want your opinion – should we finish the song and offer it for sale? Should it be on the next album?  Would you buy it as a single?

Leo Leo is a Boston based band currently spending time in Santa Cruz, California.  Leo Leo is Sarah Hope & Vanessa Wheeler.  Their first album is “Side One” and can be purchased on iTunes or listen to them for Free (add/like them to your station) on PANDORA or Spotify.

You may also join the Leo Leo Beta Invetors Forum (be part of the decisions for the band) here:  JOIN BETA

Leo*Leo – We’ve Been Offline but In-Tune

It is February. Two of the three Leo Leo team mates have been steadily making their way from Boston, Massachusetts to the sweet ocean balconies of Santa Cruz, California – in a Toyota Prius (email us if you’re interested in our experience with this car).

During the months of December and February, Monica Riehl (Business Development) and Sarah Hope (drummer/Producer/Keys) drove to the west coast TWICE, literally through snow, sleet, and rain. The goal was to move Leo Leo operations temporarily to the arms of sun and surf. Since we are a small, self-funded band/label – we had to devise a plan for getting Sophia, Meegs & all of the studio equipment from Right to Left (as you view a map) – with the tiniest amount of $$$ spent.  Happy to report that we all made it.

That being said, we’ve been behind on a lot of online content and conversations.  We had a great run- selling out the Sinclair 2x as part of terrific, local Bills; selling another song into the scheme of reality t.v.; negotiating terms with 2 brands, GOOGLE corporate show, interest from investors for our company, and meeting several beautiful people that have reached out – after finding us on PANDORA.  We are grateful and also, we bit off more than we can chew.

As we get back on track we have some exciting things beginning on the West Coast :  1.  Radio partnership with KCSB   2.  Endorsement Meeting Feb 20th ( we will let you know who – after we have the meeting 😉 )  3.  Beginning discussions with CAA, in L.A. (<— this one is going to take a lot of communication and please send us great thoughts) and Monica continues to work on spreading Leo Leo’s work, while V doodles new music on her pink guitar and Sarah Hope branches out into playing piano – live.

East coast projects will include donating music to an Ovarian Cancer Awareness group, performing live on WERS, and returning to Philadelphia for a show with two of our own favorite bands (ahem, we won’t mention them now until they confirm! 🙂 )

thank you to our friends and family that aided our move across the country – and for those others that have been patient as pie with the process :)))))))

We will send out GOOGLE videos to our email listers and also send you a way to connect with us personally on facebook to hear our newest music.

So Much Love,

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