The following year, however, Adams resumed performing and released his Glyn Johns-produced thirteenth studio album, Ashes & Fire, in late 2011. In 2015, Adams released 1989, a song-for-song cover of Taylor Swift's album of the same name, and worked on up to eighty songs for an album influenced by his divorce from actress and singer-songwriter Mandy Moore. In 2019, Adams announced three albums to be released that year.
It was eventually released by Lost Highway in 2001, at which time the band was effectively done.Adams made his solo debut in 2000, with Heartbreaker (produced by Ethan Johns).After breaking his wrist during a live performance, Adams took a short-lived break, and formed The Cardinals, a backing band that accompanied him on his next four studio albums.In 2009, after the release of Cardinology (2009), Adams disbanded The Cardinals and announced an extended break from music due to complications from Ménière's disease. In September 2014, Adams released his fourteenth album, Ryan Adams, on his own PAX AM label, and formed a new backing band, The Shining, to support the release.For the English cricketer, see Ryan Adams (cricketer). David Ryan Adams (born November 5, 1974) is an American singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, record producer and poet.
He is best known for his solo career, during which he has released 16 albums, and as a former member of rock/alternative country band Whiskeytown, with whom he recorded three studio albums.
He has written Infinity Blues, a book of poems, and Hello Sunshine, a collection of poems and short stories.
His childhood has been described as "dysfunctional." His father left when he was five and at that time he, his mother and his brother and sister had to move in with his grandparents as they became homeless as a result of the divorce.
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