Marking the release of a new album and the 30th anniversary of his studio classic, Reckless, Bryan Adams’ career is one any artist would envy and any fan would appreciate. On his latest studio work, Tracks Of My Years, Adams is in new territory as he interprets classics such as “Sunny,” “Rock And Roll Music,” and “God Only Knows.” The album’s original track, “She Knows Me,” showcases (yet again) the unparalleled collaboration shared between Adams and longtime songwriting partner Jim Vallance. For more on Adams’ music, tour plans, and award-winning, spectacular photography visit bryanadams.com or bryanadamsphotography.com.
There are so many things we can talk about, from awards to photography and of course your music career. Where would you like to start?
Let’s talk about the new album. That’s a good start.
OK. So what can you tell me about the song selection process for Tracks Of My Years and why were those songs so influential for a young Bryan?
I knew you were going to ask me that. OK, well, look at…