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Ryan Adams Plays ‘Heartbreaker’ Throwback ‘Oh My Sweet Carolina’ on ‘Colbert’

Ryan Adams released a deluxe edition of his critically lauded debut album Heartbreaker last spring, which is still a good-enough excuse to perform a highlight from…
Brian Josephs / July 26, 2016

Ryan Adams Played Bluegrass Covers of Slayer and Black Sabbath at Newport Folk Festival

Ryan Adams is apt to cover just about anything. Performing at the Newport Folk Festival yesterday with the Infamous Stringdusters and Nicki Bluhm, he opted for…
Anna Gaca / July 24, 2016

Watch Ryan Adams Cover Two of the Five Best Oasis Songs

Ryan Adams' cover of all-time Oasis tearjerker "Wonderwall" is the literal soundtrack to '00s teenage heartache, and this week, the singer-songwriter added at least two more covers to…
Anna Gaca / July 15, 2016

SXSW 2016: The Five Best Things We Saw on Day Two

With one sun-scorched day under festival goers' belts, the 30th annual South by Southwest music conference continued louder than ever on its second day in Austin.
SPIN Staff / March 17, 2016

Ryan Adams Delivered a Stirring All-Acoustic Set for ‘Austin City Limits’

Ryan Adams had a newsworthy 2015 — his 1989 covers album got the entertainer the Taylor Swift seal of approval, pop's biggest honor these days — and…
Brennan Carley / January 18, 2016

Ryan Adams Compares Taylor Swift to Shakespeare, Himself to ‘Ghostbusters’

In a new interview with The Guardian, Ryan Adams — who you'll remember just released a 1989 covers album — compares Taylor Swift to Shakespeare, claiming her…
Brennan Carley / October 25, 2015

Watch Ryan Adams Cover Taylor Swift’s ‘Welcome to New York’ on ‘Kimmel’

Ryan Adams stopped by Jimmy Kimmel Live last night to perform "Welcome to New York," which comes from his recent album-long tribute to Taylor Swift's…
Rachel Brodsky / October 20, 2015

Watch Ryan Adams Interview Taylor Swift About Dreams, ‘1989,’ and Her Songwriting Process

Ryan Adams and Taylor Swift have already talked a bit about the mutual lovefest that spawned his full-length cover of 1989. But in conjunction with…
Colin Joyce / October 19, 2015

Now You Can Order Ryan Adams’ Taylor Swift Covers Album on CD and Vinyl

Ryan Adams' much-lauded take on Taylor Swift's entire 1989 album was originally only released digitally, but now, according to the singer-songwriter's PaxAm website, you can…
Rachel Brodsky / October 9, 2015

Ryan Adams Performs a Trio of His ‘1989’ Covers on ‘Daily Show’

Ryan Adams showed up with his five-piece band on The Daily Show With Trevor Noah last night to play "Bad Blood," one of the best…
Andrew Unterberger / October 2, 2015

SPINfighting: What Album Should Ryan Adams Cover Next?

As the roundtable format has grown into an effectively direct way for a publication to think out loud for its readers’ perusal, we present SPINfighting,…
SPIN Staff / September 25, 2015

Ryan Adams’ ‘1989’: A Worthwhile Disappointment

Can you remember the last time people made this big a deal out of a covers record — let alone one that just involved one…
Andrew Unterberger / September 23, 2015

Ryan Adams Will Be the First Musical Guest on ‘The Daily Show With Trevor Noah’

Ryan Adams is having, as the kids say, a bonkers month. In addition to releasing his much-anticipated covers album of Taylor Swift's 1989 (with Swift's…
Rachel Brodsky / September 23, 2015

Hear Father John Misty Cover Ryan Adams Covering Taylor Swift’s ‘Blank Space’

Update: FJM just issued a lengthy statement explaining why he pulled the covers down from Soundcloud (via Pitchfork). It is wild. I had a very…
Brennan Carley / September 21, 2015

Ryan Adams and Taylor Swift Talk ‘1989’ on Beats 1

Late last night, Ryan Adams pulled the trigger on his cover album of Taylor Swift's 1989, releasing the project as an Apple Music exclusive.
Brennan Carley / September 21, 2015
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