FIRST LISTEN: ‘Ashes And Fire’ by Ryan Adams

Ashes And Fire

“Ashes & Fire” by Ryan Adams

First listen to a track from his upcoming album.

“Mansard Roof” covered by Ryan Adams (live home recording)

Mansard Roof

“Mansard Roof” was originally written and released by Vampire Weekend on their eponymous debut album. While Adams’ vocals might not be wonderful, the guitar work in the middle is terrific.

Good Friends: Ryan Adams (Lost Highway Recs) & Adam Duritz (Geffen Recs)

  Ryan Adams is one of the golden boys of country.  He is extremely prolific and was nominated for two Grammy Awards for his single ‘New York, New York’.  Ryan Adams and Adam Duritz (lead singer of Counting Crows) were formerly roommates and Duritz can be heard in the background vocals of several of the songs on Adams’ career launching album ‘Gold’.  Ryan Adams can be heard singing background vocals on one track from Counting Crows’ track ‘Butterfly in Reverse’.

Check out ‘Answering Bell’ from Ryan Adams’ biggest selling album to date (‘Gold’ which went Gold in the US).