“There’s a pretty awful person who just got elected in the United States. I don’t know why, but that song popped into my head.”
Ryan Adams’ '1989' is an earnest and loving homage to Swift’s masterwork. It’s also the best thing he’s ever done.
Also, the Katy Perry-aping "All You Had To Do Was Stay"
Preview his take on "Welcome to New York"
Perhaps out of all the lists we make at the end of the year, the EPs list best illustrates where our favorite music's been this year and where it's going.
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