Frank Turner sings the praises of Ryan Adams’ Iron Maiden cover – listen

Ryan Adams will release his 13th album in October

Frank Turner has taken to Twitter to sing the praises of Ryan Adams‘ recent cover of Iron Maiden‘s 1986 single ‘Wasted Years’.

Turner – pictured below – posted a link to the song, which was recorded on Tuesday (August 30), for BBC Radio 2, saying: “Holy wow this is good”. Scroll down to listen to the song.

Ryan Adams is set to release a brand new album, ‘Ashes & Fire’, on October 10.


‘Ashes & Fire’ will be released on his own label, PAX-AM. Recorded at Hollywood‘s Sunset Sound, the album was produced by Glyn Johns, father of Ethan Johns, who worked on Adams‘ albums ‘Heartbreaker’, ‘Gold’ and ’29’. Johns Snr has previously worked with Bob Dylan, The Beatles, The Who and The Rolling Stones.

Norah Jones sings backing vocals on a number of songs on the album, including ‘Come Home’, ‘Save Me’ and ‘Kindness’.

Ryan Adams is set to announce UK dates soon.