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Ryan Adams
Ryan Adams

Background information
Birth name David Ryan Adams
Born November 5, 1974
Origin Raleigh, North Carolina, United States
Genre(s) Rock
Alternative Country
Years active 1991—present
Label(s) Bloodshot Records
Lost Highway Records
Associated acts The Finger
The Cardinals
Counting Crows
Phil Lesh & Friends
Website Website

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David Ryan Adams (born November 5, 1974) is a Grammy Award-nominated American alt-country/rock singer-songwriter from Jacksonville, North Carolina. Initially part of the group Whiskeytown, Ryan Adams left the band to pursue a solo career, releasing "Heartbreaker" in 2000. A longtime resident of New York City, Adams is probably best known for his song "New York, New York" from his critically acclaimed sophomore effort "Gold". He has since released six more solo albums and three albums with backing band The Cardinals.

III/IV (2010) Orion (2010) Cardinology (2008) Follow The Lights (2007) Easy Tiger (2007) 29 (2005) Jacksonville City Nights (2005) Cold Roses (2005) Love Is Hell (2004) Love Is Hell, pt. 2 (2003)

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Ryan Adams Announces Acoustic UK Tour

March 15, 2011
Ryan Adams has announced details of a solo acoustic UK tour, due to take place this summer. The singer will play five dates, starting at London's Baribican on June 20.  Read more 

Ryan Adams Compares New Oasis Album To Radiohead's 'Kid A'

September 23, 2008
Singer Ryan Adams have compared the new Oasis Album 'Dig Out Your Soul' to 'Kid A' by Radiohead. Adams told the Quietus that Oasis' record, which is released at the beginning of next month, had affected him in a similar way to Radiohead's 2000 album.  Read more 

Ryan Adams And The Cardinals Announce Album Release Date

September 19, 2008
Ryan Adams and the Cardinals have confirmed a U.S. release date for their upcoming album, ‘Cardinology’. The album will be released on October 28 via Lost Highway Records and feature twelve all-new studio tracks since their 2007 release, ‘Easy Tiger’.  Read more 

Ryan Adams Responds To Courtney Love

August 4, 2008
Ryan Adams has responded to the claims that he took money from Courtney Love and from her daughter Frances Bean’s trust fund to record his album ‘Rock And Roll”. Adding a section on his official website entitled ‘Impersonal Swordfish’, the singer links to a statement that seems to be about the situation.  Read more 

Ryan Adams Launches Special Album Blog

March 19, 2008
American singer-songerwriter, Ryan Adams, has launched a new website and blog to chart the progress of his next album. It contains daily details about Adams’ daydreams (everything from eggs to carpet cleaner) and the songwriting process, whilst revealing his favourite piece of music as Mozart’s Requiem.  Read more 

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