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Ryan Adams plans on new EP for October

Tuesday, September 18, 2007 – Just when you thought Ryan Adams was slowing down his productivity, Adams will release a seven-song EP in October on the heels of more tour dates.

"Follow The Lights" is coming out Oct. 23 on Lost Highway Records, including both new and old compositions, several of which were recorded live in the studio this summer.

The two new songs - "Follow The Lights" and "My Love For You Is Real" - will both be featured prominently in this fall's season of the ABC prime-time drama "October Road" (airing 10 p.m. on Mondays). "Follow The Lights" will also be used in bumpers leading up to the show's season premiere on Nov. 26.

The complete sequence for Follow The Lights is:
1. Follow The Lights (new song)
2. My Love For You Is Real (new song)
3. Blue Hotel (first official release, recorded live in studio)
4. Dear John (live in studio)
5. This Is It (Cardinals version, live in studio)
6. Down In A Hole (Alice In Chains cover, live in studio)
7. If I Am A Stranger (live in studio)

Adams, who three albums in 2005, released "Easy Tiger" earlier this year.

Adams will be touring with his backing band The Cardinals. Tour dates are:
Sept. 17 - Portland ME - Merrill Auditorium
Sept. 19 - Montreal QC - St. Denis Theatre
Sept. 21 - Toronto ONT - Massey Hall
Sept. 22 - Ann Arbor MI - Michigan Theater
Sept. 24 - Kalamazoo MI - Kalamazoo State Theatre
Sept. 25 - Milwaukee - Milwaukee Riverside Theater
Sept. 27 - Minneapolis - State Theater
Sept. 28 - Madison WI - Barrymore Theatre
Sept. 29 - Chicago - Chicago Theatre
Oct. 1 - Iowa City IA - Iowa Memorial Union, main lounge
Oct. 2 - Kansas City MO - Uptown Theatre
Oct. 4 - Urbana IL - Foelinger Auditorium
Oct. 5 - St. Louis - The Pageant
Oct. 13 - North Charleston, SC - N. Charleston Performing Arts Center
Oct. 14 - Atlanta - Fox Theater
Oct. 15 - Birmingham AL - Alabama Theatre
Oct. 17 - Mobile AL - Saenger Theatre
Oct. 18 - Houston - Verizon Wireless Theatre
Oct. 19 - Dallas - McFarlin Memorial Auditorium
Oct. 21 - Tulsa OK - Cain's Ballroom
Oct. 23 - Nashville - War Memorial Auditorium
Oct. 24 - Indianapolis IN - Murat Theater
Oct. 25 - Columbus OH - Lifestyles Community Pavilion
Oct. 27 - Lakewood OH - Lakewood Civic Auditorium
Oct. 29 - Pittsburgh - Carnegie Music Hall of Oakland
Oct. 30 - Washington DC - D.A.R. Constitution Hall
Oct. 31 - New York - Hammerstein Ballroom

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29 CD review - 29
Madness, sadness, love, crime, death, hope, drugs, booze and religion. Ryan Adams wrote the songs throughout his tumultuous and confusing twenties. It's a compelling confusion - full of complex stories and recurring themes that fit a cohesive concept. A track that would have fit Adams' 2005 albums recorded with the Cardinals, "Carolina Rain" is all pedal steel and Southern Gothic storytelling. But "29" is a solo effort, with producer Ethan Johns providing most of the »»»
Jacksonville City Nights CD review - Jacksonville City Nights
You'd think an artist as prolific as Ryan Adams has been in the last few years would find it difficult to stick to a certain kind of genre over the course of an album. And indeed, his sprawling major-label debut, "Gold," included everything from a Stones-y rave up to soulful ballads tinged with Van Morrison. After spelunking into 1990s style rock on "Rock n Roll" and dirgeful melodrama on "Love Is Hell," however, Adams is making some of the most focused - and best - music of his career. »»»
Editorial: Walking the talk – When names like Hank Williams, Johnny Cash, Waylon and the Hag are invoked, you're talking hard core country. These are the touchstones of country , the guys who made country music what it was and still is (or maybe can be). When these folks would sing about being down-and-out and the rough-and-tumble, they knew of what they were singing about. Fast forward a few years to the country singers of today. »»»
Concert Review: Cantrell continues to satisfy – Laura Cantrell may never be a country star. Not at this stage of her career when she's 50, touring here and there and releasing new music every few years or so. But five albums in, Cantrell continues as a warm, enjoyable and worthy purveyor of her brand of country. That would mean going towards a more traditional side, not rushing the songs... »»»
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