Adam Carroll




















Adam Carroll
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ADAM CARROLL Singer/Songwriter Tyler, TX; 1975 - ADAM CARROLL joins the short list of down-home storytellers taking events of ordinary lives and turning them into deeply moving, often humorous songs. Though he's kept a low profile, his past three records have earned him critical acclaim throughout the world. “The core of what I do is songwriting; it's the one thing I'm passionate about. It's the most fulfilling and challenging job I can imagine." From his first studio record, South of Town, through Far Away Blues, to his latest release, OLD TOWN ROCK N ROLL, the quality of Adam Carroll’s songwriting never wavers. Adam Carroll is one of those songwriters with a rare command of the English language as well as an amazing sense of melody. It's little surprise that he's earned enviable comparisons to the likes of Townes Van Zandt, Todd Snider, John Prine, and even Bob Dylan. Like those songwriters, Carroll uses ironic (but heartfelt) humor to leaven his sometimes personal, usually emotional, and always poignant observations. His upcoming record, Old Town Rock N Roll, hits the shelves in the spring of 2008, and is an intimate tapestry of life on (and off) the road. "Life can be screwed up," Carroll explaines. "And while I'm not a zippity do dah kind of guy, when I write a song, there's always a kind of redemption in it. I don't know if I have a brighter outlook than anybody else - I get driven crazy by some stuff - but laughing, even when things aren't really funny, keeps me going." Adam Carroll begins his international tour to support Old Town Rock N Roll in May.
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Adam Carroll  10/03/2007            
Stephenville Fanclub
Flat out awesome musician! Go watch him this weekend @ Tommy Alversons Family Gathering!!!
Adam Carroll  03/31/2007            
"J"
Solid music.
Adam Carroll  03/29/2007            
Hammock Entertainment
Adam's music has had a major influence on my life and many of the people around me. It helped to influence my decision to get into the booking industry and guided many of my musically gifted friends to progress their talents become true musicians. Thank you Adam.
Adam Carroll  02/18/2007            
gbgb
good stuff
Adam Carroll  07/29/2006            
Maggie
Oh my gosh! Red Bandana Blues is the first song I heard by Adam. Then I went looking for the album, all I found was Far Away Blues...once again, extremely impressed. They need to send out alot more copies to music stores because I refuse to have a credit card. I really want to hear more from this guy!
Adam Carroll  06/08/2006            
Web
In-freakin-credible Songwriter!!!
Adam Carroll  06/02/2006            
Amy Hastings
This guy is different looking but boy is he good! "And the girl with the dirty hair said she'd be mine"...
Adam Carroll  01/30/2006            
CJC
Buy this album if you like Todd Snider, John Prine, Robert Earl Keen,Dylan,and sangria wine.
Adam Carroll  12/28/2005            
Jody
I had the joy of watch Adam along with Steve Poltz, Beaver Nelson, and Scrappy Jud Newcomb in October. They were all great and put on a wonderful show together, and although Adam was the most quiet and reserved, in my mind he stole the show. Once he began to sing, he lit up and told these wonderful stories set to music...a rare talet. Adam is the real deal, a true artist, and I can't wait to see him play again!
Adam Carroll  12/13/2005            
S. P.
I became introduced to Adam Carroll when he played at a local music store recently. After listening to several free 30-second clips on Far Away Blues, I finally made the purchase. The album can stand on "Rice Birds" and "Dream On" alone, that's how great these two songs are. The guitar playing and recording is exquisite. Even when some of the songs' melodies seem to lack originality ("All the Way" reminds me of the children's song "Camptown Races"), the lyrics and crisp guitar-picking more than make up for it. The songs have a personal feel to them, as if Adam is singing each song directly to me. The beautiful "Picture Show" reminds me of a classic George Harrison tune. Maybe with more listens, I'll give it 5 stars. Can't wait to see Adam when he comes around here again.
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