Ryan Adams has been known to cover classic rock songs every once in awhile. At a gig in London, he invited Johnny Depp to the stage to help with a cover of Danzig's 'Mother.' A few years ago, he performed a beautiful rendition of Iron Maiden's 'Wasted Years' on a Dutch radio station.

And at his recent stop by NPR's World Cafe in Philadelphia, Adams and his backing band, the Shining, gave fans and listeners a treat in the form of Foreigner's 'I Want to Know What Love Is.' Listen to audio of the performance below:

Compare Adams' synth-less cover to the original:

Adams is currently out and about promoting his latest full-length, self-titled studio album, available via Pax Am Records. He recently stopped by Ellen Degeneres' daytime TV talk show, 'Ellen,' and performed the album's lead single, 'Gimme Something Good.' Watch it below:

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