Ryan Adams plays secret show in New York coffee shop

Singer gives 100 fans a lunchtime treat

Ryan Adams and The Cardinals celebrated the US release of new album ‘Cardinology’ yesterday with an eight-song acoustic performance at Café Select in New York‘s Soho.

The singer/songwriter was in jokey spirits, according to a report on the Modern Age blog, and spent the gig chatting with the crowd and taking requests.

“Shit’s going to get weird and awesome,” the singer later told told


Billboard. “Because we’re into bands like Oasis and Foo Fighters: big, monolithic rock bands who really explore all those areas. That’s what The Cardinals is. That’s the work I want to do.”

Watch footage from the lunch time gig below.

Ryan Adams played:

‘Born Into A Light’


‘Natural Ghost’


‘Fix It’


‘If I Am A Stranger’

‘Cherry Lane’

‘Let Us Down Easy’

‘Cardinology’ – the tenth studio album by Ryan Adams, and his fourth album with The Cardinals – was released on Monday (October 27).