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Love IS Hell: HOW RYAN ADAMS LOST IT ALL & WHAT IT WILL TAKE FOR HIM TO GET IT BACK

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LOVE IS HELL HOW RYAN ADAMS LOST IT ALL
&
WHAT IT WILL TAKE
 FOR HIM
 TO GET IT BACK


I SEE MONSTERS: 
THE FIRST ALLEGATIONS

           Ryan Adams began this year as he usually does: preparing to promote and enjoy releasing new music, with 2019 promising three new albums planned for release, a feat he attempted in 2005, the year of his critical, artistic and commercial zenith he was now attempting to equal and perhaps top.
          He was on a wave of momentum (or mutilation) that began in late 2014 and had sustained him for the last few years: Adams had been selling his highest numbers of albums since the industry faded, earned Grammy nominations (his first since 2004), participated in joint-interviews with Taylor Swift and had his new record playing on cable news channel MSNBC when the first of the three new albums hadn't even come out. 
          Then in February, his life and the lives of more than a few women changed forever. 
          He woke up one day in February 2019 to his e…

The Return of My Morning Jacket

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THE RETURN OF 
MY MORNING JACKET

This August, the greatest live act of all time returns to the stage after their longest ever hiatus and though we had to deal with the sorrow of missing My Morning Jacket together onstage for the past 15 1/2 months, that murky fear and uncertainty is quickly being replaced with a growing excitement that proves Jacket fans can go toe-to-toe with any other group of renowned cultish devotion.
            The members of My Morning Jacket haven't been far from view themselves, whether it's been the lads releasing solo projects, touring more than they should, cooking gourmet meals with celebrity chefs or pulling off a duet with Kermit the Frog, the band haven't spent much of this time relaxing at all.
            There have been interviews (since 2016) where Jim James claimed the band had two new studio albums and a live record / DVD already finished, though neither has seen the light from the shelf during this wilderness period sadly, though with th…