I'm Sorry I'm Leaving

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I'm Sorry I'm Leaving
Saves the Day - I'm Sorry I'm Leaving cover.jpg
EP by Saves the Day
Released July 1, 1999
Recorded March 1999,
Shoulder to the Wheel Studio
Label Immigrant Sun
Saves the Day chronology
Can't Slow Down
I'm Sorry I'm Leaving
Through Being Cool
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
AllMusic 2.5/5 stars[1]

I'm Sorry I'm Leaving is an acoustic EP released by American rock band Saves the Day, released by Immigrant Sun on July 1, 1999.

It differed from the album by having a lighter acoustic sound. The EP was recorded in one week in 1998.

Background and recording[edit]

Saves the Day formed in late 1997, their debut album, Can't Slow Down, was released with Equal Vision in August 1998.[2] The album helped the band gain fans, but only in the New Jersey area.[3] The band promoted the album with two tours, which helped the band expand their fan base.[2] Saves the Day had three different line-up changes while touring Can't Slow Down, leaving vocalist Chris Conley and Newman as the only original members left.[4]

I'm Sorry I'm Leaving was recorded and mixed at Shoulder to the Wheel Studio in March 1999.[5] The EP was mastered by M.J.R. at Metropolis Mastering Ltd.[5]


I'm Sorry I'm Leaving was released on Immigrant Sun Records on July 1, 1999.[6] It includes a cover of Modern English's "I Melt with You".

Track listing[edit]

All songs written by Chris Conley, except "I Melt with You" by Modern English.[5]

CD version
  1. "I'm Sorry I'm Leaving" – 2:48
  2. "Hold" – 2:22
  3. "Jessie & My Whetstone" – 2:06
  4. "Take Our Cars Now!" – 2:38
  5. "I Melt with You" (Modern English cover) – 2:57
7" vinyl version
  1. "I'm Sorry I'm Leaving"
  2. "Hold"
  3. "The Way His Collar Falls"


Personnel per booklet.[5]


  1. ^ "I'm Sorry I'm Leaving - Saves the Day - Songs, Reviews, Credits, Awards - AllMusic". AllMusic. Retrieved May 18, 2015. 
  2. ^ a b "EVR: SAVES THE DAY". equalvision.com. Archived from the original on October 18, 1999. Retrieved May 18, 2015. 
  3. ^ Greenwald 2003, p. 80
  4. ^ Ufberg, Max (November 3, 2014). "Happy Birthday, Through Being Cool: The Story Behind the Seminal Emo Album". WIRED. Retrieved May 18, 2015. 
  5. ^ a b c d I'm Sorry I'm Leaving (Booklet). Saves the Day. Immigrant Sun. 1999. none. 
  6. ^ "Immigrant Sun Records Homepage". immigrantsun.com. Archived from the original on June 21, 2000. Retrieved May 14, 2015. 
  • Greenwald, Andy (2003). Nothing Feels Good: Punk Rock, Teenagers, and Emo (First ed.). New York: St. Martin's Press. ISBN 9781466834927. 

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