By Melissa Maerz
Updated December 07, 2010 at 05:00 AM EST

In interviews, Ryan Adams has talked about quitting drinking three years ago, which left him with a lot of partying time to kill. The result was 60 new songs, the best of which make up 2007?s stellar Easy Tiger. This two-CD set consists of 21 others from those sessions — lovably motley, classic-rock-riffing tunes about Star Wars, rats, crystals, and ninjas. Yes, it?s kinda random, but whose random thoughts are more fun? B+

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