Ryan adams dating history
The analogy we used to make was, will they end up making a Dave Gottlieb: If the Strokes had happened five years earlier, they would have sold 2 or 3 million records, not 1 million, because of the internet. They were not deluded that maybe it was over, their moment was over.Moby (musician): The Strokes were the first band of that era that went beyond just being PR darlings, and suddenly people were buying the records. Albert Hammond Jr.: That’s probably the first time I noticed it had stopped being fun, the recording of be a bigger band …” For as strong as we were and as close as we were, we weren’t close or strong enough to fight that.” And I said, “I can make that happen.” Now, I lived down the block from John Mayer, and he’d been talking to me about his new song for a while. I really want to hear your new song.” I didn’t tell them that I’d done it. Then I had to quit, because the Strokes exercised a clause in their contract that said I wasn’t allowed to manage other artists.
They made a perfect record, and that’s hard to do again. Brightside’ by the Killers, but how come that’s the one everyone is listening to? We were kids that wanted to conquer the world, but we had no idea that we were going to be given the chance. They came out and punched the audience in the fucking mouth every night. The White Stripes are Band of the Year.” They didn’t want to own it, you know? And you saw Jack White was too, but something about the whole thing sat better with Jack. He crashed his car, he dated Renée Zellweger, he punched out that guy from the Von Bondies. Meg [White] and I had three albums out and an almost too realistic view that nobody was ever going to care about our music.We were really stoned because we were basically always smoking pot. Fab would always play me a song that he had written, some beautiful, romantic song.So one night, jokingly, I’m almost certain, Fabby said, “Dude, what if John Mayer was playing that guitar right now?He’s super-talented, and I was ambitious, and I liked his music a lot, and I still do. Albert Hammond Jr.: Ryan would always come and wake me at two in the morning and have drugs, so I’d just do the drugs and kind of numb out.I knew I would shoot up drugs from a very young age.
We smoked some bong hits; I probably did some blow. Ryan Gentles: I was friends with Courtney; she would call me at random hours to give me advice. I think a lot of things they blame Ryan for is stuff the band just doesn’t want to do.