XPN MusicNotes: Listen to new Ryan Adams song, watch Michael Stipe join Patti Smith in concert

Ryan Adams | photo by Noah Silvestry for WXPN | silvestography.com
Ryan Adams | photo by Noah Silvestry for WXPN | silvestography.com

“I don’t remember being aware of needing to hold back anything. I felt like I needed to tell a story of how I felt or what was happening internally at least, in the truest way possible. It was in the most vulnerable way I could.”
-Ryan Adams interview with NME

Ryan Adams has revealed that his16th album will be called Prisoner” and it will come out on February 17th. He also revealed the first single, “Do You Still Love Me?”, which you can listen to below.

The album deals with Ryan Adam’s divorce from actress/singer Mandy Moore, as well as themes of vulnerability, death, recovery and freedom. Check out the entire interview with NME.com here.

Michael Stipe was a surprise back-up singer when Patti Smith performed at Democracy Now!‘s 20th anniversary event in NYC last night. She dedicated the first of the two songs she played, “Peaceable Kingdom,” to the victims of the Oakland warehouse fire, and afterwards, sang: “People Have The Power.” Watch it below.



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