Brandi Carlile

I tend to support and get behind issues instead of candidates, because of the whole ‘Super Bowl’ generalization of our world – You’re on this side, I’m on that side; you’re a Republican, I’m a Democrat; you’re country music, I’m rock music.

“I tend to support and get behind issues instead of candidates, because of the whole ‘Super Bowl’ generalization of our world – You’re on this … Read More

If I learned to play guitar it was so that I would have something to sing to, if I learned to write a song it was so that I would have something to sing. So the gut feeling you’re talking about comes from singing and communicating the lyrics and what it is that we feel.

“If I learned to play guitar it was so that I would have something to sing to, if I learned to write a song it … Read More

So much of the way a singer physically damages their voice could be caused by stress or nerves. I would never be so brazen as to assume that it’s the only problem but there’s got to be a reason that a martial artist can harness enough peace to smash his head through a cinder block without leaving a scratch.

“So much of the way a singer physically damages their voice could be caused by stress or nerves. I would never be so brazen as … Read More

I stand firm behind the belief that, for me, songwriting isn’t something that I do or command, it happens to me. I can either choose to stop and acknowledge it, or put it off and hope that it won’t fade away. ‘That Wasn’t Me’ is no exception – it came together more quickly than any other song I have ever constructed on my own.

“I stand firm behind the belief that, for me, songwriting isn’t something that I do or command, it happens to me. I can either choose … Read More