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Ryan Adams Compares New Oasis Album to Radiohead
The Quietus , September 22nd, 2008 17:27

Troubled and heartbroken troubadour reveals he might give up making music if he found love and compares Dig Out Your Soul to Kid A.

Ryan Adams revealed to The Quietus this week that his mind has been blown by Oasis’ new album Dig Out Your Soul, which reminds him of Radiohead’s Kid A.

The singer songwriter said: "The first time I heard Kid A I went ‘Ok, I have no fucking idea what kind of music this is but it's moving me. It sounds like a revelation.’ That's what the new oasis stuff sounds like it sounds like they have entered into some strange uncanny spiritual crazy door and have just lost themselves completely to it and it is marvellous."

He also had nothing but praise for Oasis singer Liam Gallagher: "He is so abstract I can't believe how far he's come... [I said to him] ‘Oh you know you could have stopped at 'Little James' for me and I would have been forever ruined in a perfect way . . . because the idea that like you just sort of went like "I'm going to try this [songwriting]" and your brother was so inspired by that', it's so beautiful you know."

In the wide ranging interview he also reveals that heartache is a common theme in his life, revealing that he might give up music if it wasn’t: "The idea of like you meet some fantastic woman or man you know like if it's a woman who's thinking this and then there's that exchange and you're like oh my goodness and then a life starts. Well then I think that would change everything I don't even know if I would make records anymore."

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