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Ryan Adams streams new album online

Ryan Adams streams new album online

Ryan Adams is streaming his new, self-titled album online ahead of its official release.

Adams will release his new album on September 8. The LP was produced by Adams at his Pax-Am Studios in Hollywood, Los Angeles. It follows 2011's Ashes & Fire and will feature recent single "Gimme Something Good". The album can be streamed in full via NPR.

Speaking to Uncut, Adams explained how smoking pot revitalised his health and his recent songwriting.

“More and more, it liberated me,” says Adams. “I made a point of smoking pot – at first it was vaporising – every day, and not getting baked at all, just taking a hit or two to bring everything down, and an hour later go into my world.

“Dude, it fuckin’ saved my ass. It reignited how fun it was to play guitar, and then those songs started to descend on me, slowly but surely.”

Later this month (September), Adams will play three UK gigs, starting at London O2 Shepherd's Bush Empire on September 19, before shows in Manchester and Glasgow.

Ryan Adams plays:

London O2 Shepherd's Bush Empire (September 19)
Manchester Albert Hall (24)
Glasgow Royal Concert Hall (25)

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