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Ryan Adams by Taylor Swift: Authoring ‘1989’

Even if you've never heard Swift's original performances, you're hearing them when you listen to Ryan Adams perform 1989.

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25 Sep 2015 // 2:30 AM

Ryan Adams: 1989

Save a few tweaks here and there, Adams' 1989 never gets too bold, his covers sounding more like curiosities than clever reinventions.

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Governors Ball Day 2: The Distractions of Björk, Future Islands, Ryan Adams + More (Photos)

The end of Day 2 was a choice between Ryan Adams and Deadmau5, but before them Future Islands, Björk and many more provided welcome distractions.

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Ryan Adams: Live at Carnegie Hall

Live release of 2014 solo shows at Carnegie Hall bring Adams’ poetic flair into focus. Interesting and varied set lists, excellent sound, and good humour.

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Catie Curtis: Stretch Limousine on Fire

Here's another genial, generic album of singer-songwriter stuff that wouldn't sound out of place on your local public radio station.

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Ryan Adams: 21 October 2011 - Seattle

Ryan Adams' sold out show at Seattle's Benaroya Hall proved the world's most sensitive singer-songwriter has almost unlimited talent and a sense of humor too.

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11 Oct 2011 // 10:00 PM

Ryan Adams: Ashes & Fire

Ryan Adams mines a dark musical vein and strikes gold with the most confident and consistent album of his career.

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Ryan Adams & the Cardinals: Cardinals III & IV

Don't get too excited – Ryan Adams is just clearing the cupboards.

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3 Aug 2010 // 10:00 PM

Ryan Adams: Orion

As a surprised Ryan Adams confirms, "Travelling through hyperspace ain't like dusting crops."

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Ryan Adams and the Cardinals: Cardinology

Despite some very strong moments, Adams' goofy self-indugence rears its head just enough to keep Cardinology from being a great record.

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Ryan Adams and The Cardinals

Liberating him from the baggage of his years of solo performances, Ryan Adams' immersion into The Cardinals has allowed him to re-invent himself as the frontman of an incredibly tight band.

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Whiskeytown: Strangers Almanac

Like the Replacements' Pleased to Meet Me, Strangers Almanac wrangled Whiskeytown's unruliness into polished structure, yielding a ragged heart and clean lapels.

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Legends of the Chelsea Hotel by Ed Hamilton

So there you have it. Ryan Adams at the Chelsea -- maybe.

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Ryan Adams and the Cardinals: Follow the Lights

While it may only have two “new” songs, Lights is no toss-off. Each track may as well be new as far as Adams’ musical muse is concerned.

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17 Aug 2007 // 2:00 AM

Ryan Adams & the Cardinals

Whether or not he's anal isn't really the issue. When it comes to sound, Ryan Adams simply can't catch a break.

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24 Jun 2007 // 11:00 PM

Ryan Adams: Easy Tiger

This is some of Adams's most professional-sounding, accesssible and brightly rewarding stuff since Gold, the Ryan Adams Album For People Who Don't Have Time For All This Other Stuff.

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10 Jun 2007 // 10:00 PM

Ryan Adams Everybody Knows [MP3]       Everybody Knows [Video] MySpace The Lodger Kicking Sand [MP3]       Jangly

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15 Dec 2005 // 11:00 PM

	Ryan Adams: 29

Adams completes his promised hat trick of album releases for 2005 with this more subdued and reflective follow-up to Cold Roses and Jacksonville City Nights.

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13 Nov 2003 // 11:00 PM

Ryan Adams: Rock N Roll

For an album named Rock N Roll, Ryan Adams’s third proper solo release is a difficult and dense listening experience. It takes many repeated spins to transcend the insider rock nods to get to the point where one can enjoy this album as its own entity.

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Ryan Adams: Music in High Places: Live in Jamaica [DVD]

With the DVD release of Ryan Adams: Live in Jamaica for the Music in High Places series comes some serious anticipation for which personality has been committed to the digital video format.

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