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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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