Ryan Adams Biography

David Ryan Adams (born November 5, 1974) is an American singer, songwriter, guitarist and producer. He is best known for his prolific solo career, and as a former member of alt-country band Whiskeytown, with whom he recorded three studio albums.

In 2000, Adams left Whiskeytown and released his first solo album, Heartbreaker, to critical acclaim. The album was nominated for the Shortlist Music Prize. In 2001, Adams released the UK certified-gold Gold, which included the hit single, "New York, New York".

He released five albums with the rock band The Cardinals and in 2009 Adams married singer-songwriter and actress Mandy Moore. Adams left The Cardinals and announced that he was taking a break from music. He resumed performing in October 2010 and released his thirteenth studio album, Ashes & Fire, on October 11, 2011. The album peaked at No. 7 on the Billboard 200.

Adams has also produced albums for Willie Nelson, Jesse Malin and Fall Out Boy, and collaborated with Counting Crows, Weezer, Norah Jones, America, Minnie Driver, Cowboy Junkies, Leona Naess, Toots and the Maytals, Beth Orton and Krista Polvere. He has written Infinity Blues, a book of poems, and Hello Sunshine, a collection of poems and short stories.

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Ryan Adams News

Ryan Adams previews new album at Newport Folk Festival

The singer's self-titled fourteenth album is due out on September 8

  • Jul 27, 2014

Ryan Adams debuts new track 'Stay With Me' live - watch

The song comes from his 14th studio album which will be released in November

  • Jul 24, 2014

Ryan Adams announces the release of new, self-titled album

'Ryan Adams' is set for release on September 8

  • Jul 1, 2014

Ryan Adams reveals new single 'Gimme Something Good' - listen

It's the first taste of Adams' 14th solo album

  • Jun 28, 2014

Ryan Adams reveals new single release will be part of a series

'Gimme Something Good' is out July 1 on seven-inch via Adams' own Pax-Am label

  • Jun 17, 2014

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Ryan Adams Reviews

Album Review: Ryan Adams - 'Ashes & Fire'

Album Review: Ryan Adams - 'Ashes & Fire'

Forget the disintegration and the metal projects, this is a grand return to some very welcome 'Gold'-era form

  • Oct 7, 2011

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Hey There, Mrs Lovely

  • Feb 23, 2009

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Easy Tiger

  • Jun 25, 2007

Ryan Adams: 29

Another gem from the singer-songwriter who clearly never sleeps

  • Jan 10, 2006

Adams, Ryan And The Cardinals : Cold Roses

Not the classic Adams fans demand, but he’s moving his ducks into a row...

  • Jun 2, 2005

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