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Ryan Adams On World Cafe

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Ryan Adams On World Cafe

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Ryan Adams On World Cafe

Performs Unreleased Track 'The Door' For The First Time

Ryan Adams On World Cafe

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Ryan Adams performs live in World Cafe's studio.

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Set List

  • "Gimme Something Good"
  • "Stay With Me"
  • "Shadows"
  • "The Door" (premiere)
  • "Peaceful Valley"

Ryan Adams just released his new self-titled album. It's his second solo record since he took time away from touring and recording to deal with Ménière's disease, an inner-ear problem that made performing loud music unbearable.

Adams produced the new album himself in his own PAX-AM studio in Los Angeles, and brought the band he worked with (including co-producer Mike Viola) to this extended World Cafe session. They wound up performing a bunch of songs — including the previously unheard "The Door," which was to appear on Adams' unreleased "black hole album." You can skip to that song by advancing to 39:50.