As somebody who used to buy Ryan Adams records with the same fervent excitement and frequency with which Adams was releasing them, I gotta say, I’ve missed the guy a lot! He hasn’t released a new album since 2011′s Ashes & Fire (which I had at #8 on our worst-to-best Countdown of his albums), but he’s back with a new single, “Gimme Something Good,” which right now is one half of a 7″, not the first sign of a new full-length. But who knows? Considering the inner-ear problems that reportedly pushed him away from making music, he doesn’t seem to have lost a songwriting step. This thing is a total knockout. Give it a listen.
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