Learn more Shop now Shop now Shop now Shop now Shop now Shop now Learn More Shop now Learn more Shop Fire Shop Kindle Learn More Shop now Shop Women's Shop Men's

Customer Review

on 6 February 2004
My first encounter with a Ryan Adam's album was a chance purchase of Gold because I thought the reviews on the sticker sounded good (don't mock,it was also the only way I probably ever would have bought 'O' by Damien Rice). Since then, I've bought Demolition, Love is hell (1&2) and Rock and Roll, and then when searching on Amazon saw some good reviews for this album. This album is all the other reviews say and more. If you like Ryan Adams then you will love this album, and it will become one of your all time favourites.
As an all round album it is fantastic, of the 14 tracks I would only ever really skip two (Paper Moon and What the Devil wanted), and some of the other tracks I think rate up with the very best of Gold, Demolition and Love is Hell. Don't wanna know why, Crazy about you and Bar Lights are very catchy upbeat numbers, but it is definitely the slower numbers that mark this album out. Reasons to Lie is a taste of what is to come, but fails to scale the heights of my personal album favourties,Under Your Breath and Easy Hearts. Under Your Breath is a haunting, beautiful song which suits Adam's voice to perfection. Easy Hearts is quite a contrasting ballad. Bigger in sound, with the voices of Adams and Cary complementing each other with a beauty that would shine even without backing, I believe it is a song that Adams will probably never emulate whilst solo. If the money isn't right, can I be your's tonight, is a line that is bound to stick in your head, and this is an album that should certainly stick in your collection.
0Comment| 11 people found this helpful. Was this review helpful to you?YesNoReport abuse| Permalink
What's this?

What are product links?

In the text of your review, you can link directly to any product offered on Amazon.com. To insert a product link, follow these steps:
1. Find the product you want to reference on Amazon.com
2. Copy the web address of the product
3. Click Insert product link
4. Paste the web address in the box
5. Click Select
6. Selecting the item displayed will insert text that looks like this: [[ASIN:014312854XHamlet (The Pelican Shakespeare)]]
7. When your review is displayed on Amazon.com, this text will be transformed into a hyperlink, like this:Hamlet (The Pelican Shakespeare)

You are limited to 10 product links in your review, and your link text may not be longer than 256 characters.

Please write at least one word
You must purchase at least one item from Amazon to post a comment
A problem occurred while submitting your comment. Please try again later.

There was a problem loading the comments at the moment. Please try again later.


Product Details

4.7 out of 5 stars
20
4.7 out of 5 stars
£6.46+ Free shipping with Amazon Prime