Country Singer — Brandi Carlile

Brandi Carlile born on 1 June 1981, Ravensdale, Washington, USA) is a singer and songwriter. Carlile music has been described in multiple genres, including pop, rock, alternative country, indie and folk.

Early years

At age eight, Carlile played a version of the song “Tennessee Flat Top Box” country with her mother. He began playing guitar and writing songs at the age of fifteen. At sixteen, began working as a backup singer for an Elvis impersonator.


Of signing to a major record label, Carlile with twin brothers Tim and Phil Hanseroth made presentations in local establishments like The Crocodile, Tractor Tavern, Seattle, and Paragon. Carlile presentations were recorded and subsequently auto-editadas and finally sold. Carlile began to attract the attention of the music industry since Dave Matthews listened to touch his band in 2003 in Sasquatch! Music Festival.

Carlile signed with Columbia Records in late 2004 on their recordings made at home. In 2005 he released his album debut, Brandi Carlile, including some songs by her and her band, as well as new songs. Of the release of their self-titled debut album, they went on tour with Hanseroth brothers for almost two years, where he worked on songs that would become part of his album The Story (album).

In 2005, he appeared in Rolling Stone magazine in its “10 artists to watch in 2005” list. Carlile had been touring as soloists with the support of other artists such as Ray LaMontagne, Johnny Lang, Hanson, Indigo Girls, The Fray, Chris Isaak, Tori Amos, and Shawn Colvin.

His second album with Columbia, The Story, was released in April 2007. It was produced by T-Bone Burnett, and includes a partnership with the Indigo Girls in his song “Cannonball”. The album was recorded at up to 11 days which lasted the meeting with Carlile Hanseroth twins, violochelista Josh Neumann, drummer Matt Chamberlain to capture sound in their live performances. Rift in the voice of Carlile during the song, “The Story”, was released by chance and was a direct result of the way in which the disk was recorded. Carlile describes the voice as “technically wrong, but emotionally right”. It would also contribute to the voice of “Last Tears” of Indigo Girls album Despite Our Differences.

The ABC of Grey’s Anatomy, featured three songs: “Tragedy”, “What Can I Say”, and “Throw it All Away”. In April 2007, Grey’s Anatomy released a version of the video to promote it, making a collation of scenes from the video Carlile and scenes from the series. On 3 may 2007, a special two-hour show, episode ran Carlile performing the song “Turpentine” during the recording of Grey’s Anatomy-off, Private Practice. Carlile, “The Story” song has appeared in a commercial TV General Motors that aired during the Olympic Games in Beijing, as well as a commercial Super Bock to.

In November 2007, Carlile traveled to England to his first presentation at the border of United Kingdom in London. In February 2008, Carlile performs as a special guest to Newton Faulkner on five dates in the United Kingdom. During March and April 2008, Carlile made a tour of Australia with Maroon 5 and OneRepublic. Four dates in United Kingdom was submitted in April 2008 and was guest artists for the BBC2 programme Later… with Jools Holland. Carlile, The Story, was released in United Kingdom on April 21, with the single “Turpentine” published on 14 April.

Their third album Give Up the Ghost is scheduled to be released on 6 October 2009. The album was produced by Rick Rubin, Grammy Award winner and contains a collaboration with Elton John, entitled “Caroline”.

Personal life

In an interview in April 2008 with The Independent, Carlile revealed that, as a teenager was diagnosed disorder attention deficit and fought in high school. Eventually left that aside to focus on a musical career. She said:

“They wanted to treat me to me so that I could concentrate on the math class. I decided to stop almost go.” “I went to look for a place”.

Carlile owns a Doberman called “Bailey” and a horse named “sovereign”, the name she put him to his first guitar.

During an interview on November 14, 2002 with The Western Front, the official newspaper of Western Washington University, Carlile will soon as a lesbian, and declared not believed that it would affect their recording contract. It was quoted saying, “I think that it is no longer big thing for me, that people suscribiese why”. Carlile has opted to not comment publicly on their sexual orientation this last time.

Carlile has two identical Auryn tattoos on each shoulder and has often said that The Neverending Story is one of their favorite movies from 1980.

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