Ashes and Fire, due to drop on 10th October, is Adams' most soulful and sparse album yet. Brimming with beautiful melodies, hushed tones and utterly gorgeous lyrics, this stripped back affair is a truly lush addition to the singer-songwriter's extensive back catalogue and was well worth waiting for.
Hear Ashes and Fire in full here.
The album features Tom Petty And The Heartbreakers' organist Benmont Tench and guest vocals from both Adam's wife, Mandy Moore, and Norah Jones, who Adams has previously worked with on ...Featuring, Jones' 2010 compilation album. Ashes and Fire was produced by Glyn Johns, who has worked with the likes of The Who and The Rolling Stones, and who is also the father of fellow producer Ethan Johns, who previously worked with Adams' band Whiskeytown back in the late 90s.
In case you missed them, here are Adam's recent in-studio performances, along with a brilliant acoustic version of 'Let It Ride' from 2005's Cold Roses: