12.26.2015

Best of 2015: 2 Ryan Adams - 1989

2 Ryan Adams 1989


Hometown: Jacksonville, NC
Standout Tracks: Blank Space, Style, Shake it Off, All You Had to do was Stay
It's Ryan Adams covering Taylor Swift's 1989 album in entirety. It should feel contrived and like those Nirvana lullaby albums that somehow exist, but it doesn't. It feels honest and earnest. It almost took #1. Here's Ryan interviewing Taylor about it.:

And here's my favorite track from the album, "Blank Space":

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