November 7, 2006

New streaming from Ryan Adams: “Hello Gracie”

Those who followed the link yesterday to the Ryan Adams site were treated with not another rap, but instead a lovely new song from Ryan called “Hello Gracie.” The guitar melody in this reminds me of another song that I’ve been listening to lately and I can’t put my finger on it. Any ideas?

Correct me if I am wrong, but I believe this tune is the first “serious” effort streaming on his site since “Lovely and Blue” (aka “France”) back in August (dozens of country song snippets with hilarious titles and ‘look who got a website’ notwithstanding):

Hello Gracie – Ryan Adams

(Thanks Kyle! Photo credit Mark Seliger)
*Noted that the song is about his dog Gracie, who Parker Posey got “custody” of after their split.

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  • Did you hear the cover Bob Dylan’s You’re a Big Girl Now from last week ? I posted it on Friday the link is yousendit but should still be good

    -tom — November 7, 2006 @ 11:02 am

  • I like the “Come Pick Me Up” beats on the second click-in.

    That sucks that Parker Posey won’t let him see the dog and goes around talking smack about him.

    Then his birthday blog post!

    Man, I think DRA needs a hug.

    dave — November 7, 2006 @ 12:35 pm

  • ryan adams need to releaase records, more, more more more. not that i dont have every bootleg, ep, vinal and ect that one could get. i’ve tracked them all down. but some on, where’s the new record? anywhom, i hope the quality on that recording is good, i used Audio Hijack Pro, and i’ve never used it before. It comes out of my stero a little funny, but i mean, its free right? not too big of a deal. and whats with you not plugging me on that one? oh my.. any who, keep up the good work!

    Ledbelly — November 7, 2006 @ 2:13 pm

  • right you are, my mistake.

    Ledbelly — November 7, 2006 @ 2:51 pm

  • First thing that came ot mind was Pretty Persuasion by REM

    Ray — November 7, 2006 @ 5:17 pm

  • It definetly reminds me of something too. I think it’s similiar to “Nuclear” off of Demolition.

    Anonymous — November 8, 2006 @ 11:45 am

  • the dog was always parker’s.

    Anonymous — November 11, 2006 @ 4:25 pm

  • I love that you know that, anonymous. I guess he misses Gracie anyways . . .


    heather — November 11, 2006 @ 4:31 pm

  • I only kow that because I was actually at her apartment when Parker was house training Gracie.

    Anonymous — November 14, 2006 @ 7:34 pm

  • Every time I ever picture anything related to Parker, I think of her dressed as a senior (“seniors! seniors! S-E-N-I-O-R-S!”), hazing the incoming freshmen with ketchup and mustard. I hope she didn’t do that to Gracie.

    Oh wait, that was a movie.

    Thanks for the trivia.

    heather — November 14, 2006 @ 9:31 pm

  • i thought Gracie was ryan’s??
    i saw gracie’s name on his “Gold” thak you notes

    Anonymous — May 17, 2007 @ 2:57 am

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