1989 (studio album) by Ryan Adams

1989 by Ryan Adams
Year: 2015
Release date: 2015-09-21
Overall rank: 10,030th   Overall chart historyOverall chart history
Average Rating: 
70/100 (from 62 votes)
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Accolades:
Award Top albums of 2015 (215th)
Award Top albums of the 2010s (2,080th)
Award Best albums of all time (10,030th)
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Ryan Adams bestography

1989 is ranked 7th best out of 28 albums by Ryan Adams on BestEverAlbums.com.

The best album by Ryan Adams is Heartbreaker which is ranked number 987 in the list of all-time albums with a total rank score of 1,880.

Ryan Adams album bestography « Higher ranked (8,072nd) This album (10,030th) Lower ranked (10,034th) »
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1989 track list

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Average Rating: 
70/100 (from 62 votes)
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This album has a Bayesian average rating of 69.9/100, a mean average of 69.4/100, and a trimmed mean (excluding outliers) of 69.4/100. The standard deviation for this album is 14.3.

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From 11/16/2021 02:08
I love this album and I am grateful because it opened the door for me to T-Swift who is a really great songwriter.
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From 01/13/2019 10:15
Mansplaining: The Album.
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From 06/12/2016 21:57
Well I like it - and am playing it right now, for maybe the fourth time. And unusually (re others views here), had no idea before listening first time around that it was a cover album of covers, not being au fait with the work of ms taylor swift. So was genuine in giving this an honest shot, and it's a hit.
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50/100
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70/100
From 11/22/2015 00:14
I understand why some would see this as a Taylor Swift cover album and not give this a chance. Don't do that. This is pretty solid and worth a listen. Besides, even though they are the same songs, it's such a different take that it commands respect for both Adams & Swift. That being said, I do like Swift's version better. Even if people disagree with me, she is underrated critically. So while I enjoyed this and respect it, and for certain people it will be an improvement, I would rather listen to the original.
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From 10/13/2015 21:18
No, but really, this is fucking shite. I love large parts of Adams' discography, and I just about tolerate parts of Swift's, but this is shameful. I don't need an hour-long "ironic ukulele YouTube cover" album.
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From 10/13/2015 21:16
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80/100
From 09/22/2015 13:50
On my first listen now, but the intimidate take away is how Adams made such a well known commercial success like "shake it off" totally his own. Really impressed.
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From 09/21/2015 21:35
Adams has recreated Swift's work to match a form I can appreciate. Not only is this a fantastic cover album, but one that has increased my respect for the the initial writer of the songs as well as the reconstructor.
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