There are so many bullet-point moments to Ryan Adam’s career that it’s hard to know where to start. Which is, of course, what makes him such an endearing talent. Bursting onto the alt-country scene with his Whiskeytown band, when barely of out of his teen years, Adams went on to release a host of varied and distinguished solo albums including his masterpiece of debut, Heartbreaker, and a host of other beautiful works, including an inspired trilogy of records in 2004. Things might have slowed somewhat since that time but Adams continues to deliver some of the most cherished guitar jams of recent times, including his inspired reworking of Taylor Swift’s 1989 LP which debuted at number 7 on the U.S album chart. With a beautifully timbred voice to sit alongside such prolific talent, Adams’ has built a back-catalogue that few can match, and with fifteen (and counting) albums under his belt, is able to draw upon so many wonderful songs that he could, quite literally, play for hours and hours. Here’s to hoping.