That pffffft you heard, and that faint whisp of smoke?
That’s the candle being blown out on this chapter of Ryan Adams’ life. Just like that, the supernova of a songwriter is gone, dissipating into the night.
At times, he wasn’t a candle – he was a flame thrower, an inferno of emotion that scorched the musical landscape with his brilliant music. But, towards the end of his "final" tour, it just didn’t seem to be there any more, the formerly blinding light was barely a flicker.