Saturday, 9 July 2011
Ryan Adams, Norah Jones, 2.37am
I was searching after a feeling tonight. Music is the quickest way to get there, it points you home. But it's hard on those nights when you don't quite know where the destination is.
I finally landed.
Not only is this a great song, but this is a wonderful video with Ryan Adams talking about his collaboration with Norah Jones. They talk about how different their styles of creativity are.
Adams invited Norah to record the track with him. They did one pass at it, and he was happy. Done.
That's what Ryan Adams is. He's prolific. He doesn't want to fit all the pieces of the puzzle, he just picks out the parts that feel right and capture the moment. The rest can stay in the box.
That's why his fans are obsessive and dedicated. Because he's real. If you're not a fan he's boring and depressing. If you are a fan, he becomes your life. There's no inbetween.
Watch the video. It'll inspire you creative people. Will make you feel less alone. And the song is as beautiful as they come.