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Hear Ryan Adams’ new album ‘Prisoner’ online in full

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Ryan Adams critically-acclaimed new album 'Prisoner' is now streaming online in full. Check it out below. After opening up about his relationship with Bryan Adams, as well the time he smoked a joint with Keith Richards, Adams' 16th studio solo album is set for release on Friday 17 February, but you can listen it to early via NPR. We caught up...

Ryan Adams compares smoking a joint with Keith Richards to the Sistine Chapel

Ryan Adams has recalled smoking a joint with The Rolling Stones guitarist Keith Richards, comparing the moment to Michelangelo's 'The Creation Of Adam' from the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel in Vatican City. Adams recently appeared on Marc Maron's WTF Podcast when he told the anecdote of when he opened for the Stones, saying: "I remember the first time I was...

Ryan Adams reveals his ritual for his shared birthday with Bryan Adams

Ryan Adams and Bryan Adams
Ryan Adams has revealed that every year on their shared birthday, he sends an email to Bryan Adams. Writing for The New York Times about the time he was 'rattled' by a heckler pushing for him to play Bryan's 'Summer Of 69', Ryan Adams spoke about the calm after the storm and how the incident changed his outlook - as...

Ryan Adams explains infamous ‘Summer of ’69’ heckler incident

Ryan Adams has detailed an infamous incident that involved him storming offstage after a heckler called for him to play similarly named singer Bryan Adams' 'Summer Of ’69'. The incident took place at the Ryman Auditorium in Nashville during 2002 and saw an audience member yelled a request for the song for Adams' entire solo set in 2002. Adams eventually departed the...

Ryan Adams reveals how he wrote ‘Do You Still Love Me?’

Ryan Adams
Ryan Adams has opened up about what went into writing the 'Prince and AC/DC' inspired new single 'Do You Still Love Me'. Watch the NME 'Song Stories' video above. The song was the first taster and lead single from his upcoming 16th album 'Prisoner', and saw him adventurously experimenting with what was possible with the rock guitar format. "I came up...

Song Stories: Ryan Adams, ‘Do You Still Love Me?’

Ryan Adams tells NME how he wrote 'Do You Still Love Me' - the lead single from his new album 'Prisoner'

Ryan Adams covers Radiohead’s ‘Karma Police’ to attack Donald Trump

Ryan Adams and Radiohead's Thom Yorke
Ryan Adams has recorded a cover of the Radiohead classic 'Karma Police' in opposition to Donald Trump. Check it out below. In taking on the seminal single from 'OK Computer', Adams strips the song back to its rawest form, delivering a rousing and emotional acoustic guitar rendition. “I woke up this morning and I was jet-lagged, and I had a full...

Ryan Adams shares devastating new single ‘To Be Without You’

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Ryan Adams has shared the second new single from upcoming album 'Prisoner'. Check out 'To Be Without You' below. After launching 'Prisoner' earlier this month with the track 'Do You Still Love Me?', now we have another taster of his new record with the beautiful and devastating 'To Be Without You' - which he says 'broke his soul into a...

Ryan Adams joins Foo Fighters, Depeche Mode & more on NOS Alive 2017 line-up

Ryan Adams
One of Europe's finest festivals, the line-up for NOS Alive 2017 just grew a little bigger - with Ryan Adams joining the already stellar bill. Playing on the Heineken Stage on 6 July, Adams will be joining previously announced headliners Foo Fighters at the Lisbon bash, before Depeche Mode close the Portugal festival. Meanwhile, The Kills, Warpaint, and Alt-J have...

Ryan Adams discusses the potential of working with Noel Gallagher

Ryan Adams and Noel Gallagher
Ryan Adams has revealed that he and Noel Gallagher once discussed the potential of collaborating together. Earlier this week, Adams announced his upcoming 16th album 'Prisoner' with the new single ‘Do You Still Love Me’. Adams has toured with Oasis in the past, famously recording a cover of ‘Wonderwall’. Earlier this year, Noel Gallagher supported him in the US, with...