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Ryan Adams's Announces Highly Anticipated UK Tour

Posted on 17 February 2017

Ryan Adams highly anticipated 15th studio album Prisoner is now out on Pax-Am/Blue Note and a UK tour in support of the album has also just been announced.

Kicking off in September, the tour will see Adams perform live in Sage One on Sunday 17 September 2017. He also recently announced a headline slot at Green Man festival in the beautiful Brecon Beacons on August 17th alongside PJ Harvey and Future Islands.

Ryan made a pit stop to London recently and played not one but TWO smashing surprise pop up shows at Soup Kitchen in Manchester and Treadwells Bookshop in London, plus a show at Rough Trade East. This was a rare chance for fans to see him unplugged and close up, now they can see the full Ryan electric experience with band on this upcoming run of shows.

Tickets available from sagegateshead.com from 10am Friday 24 February.

Prisoner is Ryan Adams’ first full-length album of original material since his self –titled, Grammy nominated release in 2014. It is shaping up to be one of his most celebrated to date, as early reviews indicate.

Rolling Stone – “Personal and urgent…close to the magnum opus of his dreams.”

Sunday Times Culture – “..One of Ryan Adam’s most absorbing albums in years”

Uncut – “His best for a decade, possibly longer’

Loud And Quiet – “It makes “Prisoner” his finest standard release since 2005’s 29”

New York Magazine – “Genius… The best thing he’s put out in a decade”

AP – “Adams remains as powerfully evocative a songwriter as ever.”

Consequence Of Sound – “a stunning scrapbook that captures heartbreak in an intimate array of snapshots, a collection that marks his most accomplished record since Heartbreaker.”

BBC Radio 2 – “the best album he’s made since ‘Gold’”

Daily Mail – “If it’s possible to be underrated through years of sustained excellence, he has pulled it off”

Entertainment Weekly – “the poet laureate of unadulterated heartbreak, a master chronicler of the endless shapes and colors of romantic pain.”