March 6, 2010

A View Of Other Windows: New Ryan Adams book

There is a new photography book detailing the touring and creative lives of Ryan Adams and the Cardinals, captured by multi-talented band guitarist Neal Casal. It’s called A View Of Other Windows and I don’t have it yet, so can’t speak to the quality beyond what I’ve seen of Neal to know that he has a knack for capturing small moments, which I love.

I was, however, taken by the little b-side song “Memory Lane” used to soundtrack the trailer for the book. It was released on the special UK/Ireland versions of Cardinology, and perhaps selected here because of its line about “pictures taken by someone else…”

Memory Lane (UK bonus track) – Ryan Adams

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  • I gotta get this. *Love* rock photography.

    Erik — March 6, 2010 @ 11:20 pm

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    Beskidte Toner » Blog Archive ” Ryan Adams / Photobook — March 7, 2010 @ 5:59 am

  • Danish isn’t one of my languages, but it appears above as if your blog is reaching even further, Heather…

    Just when I thought it was safe to tuck Ryan Adams away as a brilliant-yet-oafish artist who wasn’t worth the trouble to follow any longer, you go and post this song. Dang. Yeah, it’s that good – good enough to dig out everything back to Heartbreaker (Whiskeytown never left the ‘favored’ side of the list…) and give it a spin today.

    jimbo — March 7, 2010 @ 10:46 am

  • Ryan Adams is SO amazing, all of his music is so beautiful – he’s so rare; so prolific yet so profound, and touching – a real artist.

    Kid In The Front Row — March 8, 2010 @ 3:23 pm

  • full version:

    love this song. only RA can make songs like this…simple, yet overwhelmingly intimate and beautiful.

    Scott Stanko — March 10, 2010 @ 3:24 pm

  • He winks as if to say it’s OK….

    Some lovely Spacewolf moments in that trailer x

    Joe — March 15, 2010 @ 9:10 am

  • Wow, that was really great….Thx

    Stig — April 1, 2010 @ 5:35 pm

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Bio Pic Name: Heather Browne
Location: Colorado, originally by way of California
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