Ryan Adams: Heartbreaker
Stevie Chick, New Musical Express, 27 November 2000
IT BEGINS WITH AN ARGUMENT. Surprisingly, Ryan Adams and his bandmate aren't arguing about some dusty Gram Parsons track, but a Morrissey record. And, surprisingly, the fight doesn't escalate to the bloody, bitter fallouts that characterised the career of Whiskeytown, Adams' fêted alt-country outfit who drank and drugged their way across the US until their third and final album got suspended in record company limbo.
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