Ashes & Fire

Album: Ashes & Fire (2011)
  • The death of Adams' beloved grandmother who raised him had a big impact on Ryan Adams' thirteenth studio album, Ashes & Fire. He told UK newspaper The Sun: "More of the songs have to do with my gran passing, the love for her or the missing love or the links that were starting to disappear. I grew up with her so it was an difficult time for me but it helped shape some of the sentiments and songs. I had a good time with that as a subject and there's a bittersweet element. I'm saying love is really precious because you can't hold it. It will fall apart."
  • Keyboardist Benmont Tench, a longtime member of Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers, supplies the ragtime piano on this song.


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