Ryan Adams covers Taylor Swift’s 1989 in the style of The Smiths…

Adams reveals all on Twitter...

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Ryan Adams has revealed that he is recording covers of Taylor Swift‘s album 1989 in full and in the style of The Smiths.

He broke the news on Twitter, posting on August 5:


Swift responded to Adams Tweets, confirming the work was genuine.


Adams has continued to post updates on the recording process using the hashtag #1989.

At the time of writing this story, he appears to be moving away from The Smiths to embrace other influences:

It is, at this point, unclear if or when this work with officially see the light of day.

Adams has a lengthy history of covering other artists, ranging from Oasis’ “Wonderwall” to Bryan Adams’ “Summer Of ’69” and Foo Fighters’ “Times Like These”.

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