An alt-country wunderkind who hates country music, a restlessly prolific songwriter stifled by his label, a reformed hell-raiser determined to maintain privacy in a celebrity marriage. For 20 tumultuous years, Ryan Adams has done things the hard way, but thanks to a thriving new studio-cum-clubhouse — and a surprising amount of pinball — he’s finally at ease.
Whether you’re distraught, angry, or feeling sorta numb, these are the records that are there for you when you need it most. Some will cheer you up, and others will just let you wallow.
These are the songs that capture what it really feels like to live in L.A. — both the great and the not-so-great.
Why did Alanis always date such tools when she is so flawless and amazing herself…
He’s a rock star with a history of substance abuse. She’s a pop star turned actress with a penchant for humanitarian work. Yet somehow, these crazy kids make it work — even on the internet.
Plus Ryan Adams singing the “Passions” theme, Donald Glover rapping over the “Knight Rider” theme and Cee Lo’s thrilling rendition of “B.J. and the Bear.” “30 Rock: The Donaghy Files” might be my new favorite cartoon.