Ryan Adams

Biography: Ryan Adams is an alt-country and rock and roll singer/songwriter from Jacksonville, North Carolina. Adams dropped out of high school at 16 to work in a shoe shop and make music. He formed a band named Whiskeytown in 1994; they disbanded in 1999. Adams went on to put out his first solo record, Heartbreaker, in 2000.

Ryan Adams is a highly prolific artist, releasing seven albums as a solo artist between January 2000 and December 2005. He has also produced an album by Jesse Malin, contributed to Beth Orton, the Wallflowers and Counting Crows albums, dated Winona Ryder, Alanis Morisette, Beth Orton, Leona Naess, Carrie Hamilton, and Parker Posey, performed specials with Elton John (who refers to him as "Oh Fabulous One"), Willie Nelson, and Toots & the Maytals, and found time to release a punk record with Jesse Malin under the name The Finger. Additionally, at least ten other session recordings can be found floating around the internet.

His officially released albums are:
Heartbreaker [2000], Gold [2001], Demolition [2002], Rock N Roll [2003], Love Is Hell [2004], Cold Roses (under the artist name Ryan Adams and the Cardinals) [2005], Jacksonville City Nights (again under the artist name Ryan Adams and the Cardinals) [2005], 29 [2005] Expand

Ryan Adams' Scores

Average career score: 72
Highest Metascore: 78 Gold
Lowest Metascore: 66 Rock'n'Roll
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 14 out of 14
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 14
  3. Negative: 0 out of 14
14 music reviews
Title: Year: Credit: User score:
78 Love Is Hell, Part 2 [EP] Dec 9, 2003 Primary Artist 8.3
78 Gold Sep 25, 2001 Primary Artist 8.9
77 Ryan Adams Sep 9, 2014 Primary Artist / Producer 8.0
76 Ashes & Fire Oct 11, 2011 Primary Artist 8.1
76 Easy Tiger Jun 26, 2007 Primary Artist 8.7
74 Love Is Hell, Part 1 [EP] Nov 4, 2003 Primary Artist 8.6
72 Cardinology Oct 28, 2008 Primary Artist 7.9
72 Jacksonville City Nights Sep 27, 2005 Primary Artist 7.9
71 III/IV Dec 14, 2010 Primary Artist 7.2
70 Demolition Sep 24, 2002 Primary Artist 7.7
69 Cold Roses May 3, 2005 Primary Artist 8.9
69 29 Dec 20, 2005 Primary Artist 8.7
67 iTunes Session Apr 24, 2012 Primary Artist 10
66 Rock'n'Roll Nov 4, 2003 Primary Artist 6.9

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