Former Smashing Pumpkins guitarist James Iha has contributed a good amount of his guitar skills to the upcoming album from indie-pop group Ivy. He plays guitar on several different tracks throughout Long Distance, the new record due out on Nettwerk America July 10. He was brought in through his close friendship with two members of the trio, Andy Chase and Adam Schlesinger (who's also the frontman of Fountains of Wayne). Iha also appeared on the group's last album, 1997's critically acclaimed Apartment Life. Ivy is rounded out by Parisian-born lead singer Dominique Durand.