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Old 11-02-2018, 11:15 AM   #1
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Best Ryan Adams piano song?

So what do you all think?
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Old 11-02-2018, 11:46 AM   #2
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Old 11-02-2018, 11:50 AM   #3
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Re: Best Ryan Adams piano song?

I would go with Starlite Diner. Love that song.
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Old 11-02-2018, 12:06 PM   #4
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Re: Best Ryan Adams piano song?

can’t disagree with shadowlands but i’ll throw silver bullets into the ring.
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Old 11-02-2018, 12:30 PM   #5
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Re: Best Ryan Adams piano song?

Can't decide between, in no particular order;

Don't Fail Me Now
Blossom
Night Birds
How Do You Keep Love Alive
Blue Sky Blues
Rip Off
Stop
Elizabeth, You Were Born To Play That Part
I Taught Myself How To Grow Old

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Old 11-02-2018, 02:19 PM   #6
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Blue Sky Blues
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Old 11-02-2018, 03:00 PM   #7
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Re: Best Ryan Adams piano song?

Hard to pick just one:

- The Rescue Blues (especially live)
- Starlite Diner (love the imagery in this song)
- Elizabeth... (especially the coda...lyrics are absolutely brilliant as well)
- Stop (he kills it vocally here)

Really hoping he includes at least one or two piano-based songs on the next release...last "original" one was on Cardinology. Yikes.

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Old 11-02-2018, 04:17 PM   #8
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Re: Best Ryan Adams piano song?

My Blue Manhattan
Sylvia Plath
Night Birds
Sweet Lil Gal
Elizabeth...

Favorite is prob Starlite Diner.
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Old 11-02-2018, 04:22 PM   #9
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- Stop (he kills it vocally here)
This song is so fucking hard to sing.
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Re: Best Ryan Adams piano song?

between Shadowlands and Thank You Louise
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Old 11-02-2018, 05:32 PM   #11
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Re: Best Ryan Adams piano song?

Actually, i think there's a list of songs i'd include. New York, New York and Rescue Blues live are just stunning.

The Bar is a Beautiful place is definitely worth a mention. Glad Silver Bullets has been noted.

Makes you wish for a whole album of piano-heavy songs
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Old 11-03-2018, 01:22 AM   #12
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yea Bar Is A Beautiful Place and Rescue Blues immediately came to mind. ohh that golden Gold era... Shadowlands definately as well, Ballad Of Carol Lynn..
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Shadowlands or Elizabeth...


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Re: Best Ryan Adams piano song?

Shadowlands, Starlite Diner, Stop, live NYNY.... all good stuff.

Starlite is pretty much all black keys which is kind of fun.
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I think I like My Blue Manhattan the best, but also How Do You Keep Love Alive? They tie.
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Old 11-05-2018, 05:38 AM   #16
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https://open.spotify.com/user/genghi...Sj6HjTVqGoAZiA

Not sure if you can access this but it's a playlist I made based on this discussion. Not sure if you'd agree with This Love but I enjoy it's over the top nature.
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Old 11-05-2018, 06:04 AM   #17
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How about the piano version of New York, New York?
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Re: Best Ryan Adams piano song?

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https://open.spotify.com/user/genghi...Sj6HjTVqGoAZiA

Not sure if you can access this but it's a playlist I made based on this discussion. Not sure if you'd agree with This Love but I enjoy it's over the top nature.
No, I think that is a great cover.
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Re: Best Ryan Adams piano song?

the bar is a beautiful place stands out.....early live versions for sure.

rescue blues.
and shadowlands for the win.....so powerful.
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Re: Best Ryan Adams piano song?

Avalanche is also a really good one.
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Re: Best Ryan Adams piano song?

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Avalanche is also a really good one.
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the bar is a beautiful place stands out.....early live versions for sure.

rescue blues.
and shadowlands for the win.....so powerful.
although when the guitar/bass kicks in, and that fuckin solo is what really makes shadowlands for me...
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Re: Best Ryan Adams piano song?

I would very much like to see the piano a big part of the live show again.

It's one of the reasons I would welcome another solo tour. Get back at the keys!
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yes Avalanche totally.
especially that ending
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