Yet Brandi Carlile is wholly unique as well.
Sheryl Crow says this about her: "She has the most amazing voice I may have ever heard. Soulful. Country. Perfect in every way -- and propelled by taste."
Listening to Brandi Carlile's new CD, Give Up the Ghost, is a delight. I adore every. single. song.
**Upfront disclaimer: Through the One2One Network, I received a download of Give Up the Ghost ($10 value) for purposes of sharing my honest opinion.**
You probably already know Brandi from her exposure on Grey's Anatomy (click for video montage). And if you like The Story, you're in for a treat with tracks like:
- Looking Out and Dying Day and Dreams, all with a foot-tappin' beat that gets into your head in a good way.
- And the delightful If There Was No You, a simple and lyrical song about a the bond shared by friends.
- And my favorite, That Year. Brandi explained during her recent concert that she wrote this song about a friend who committed suicide when they were teens. It brings me to tears, remembering some of my own losses. "You could have taken a long break instead of a long drop from a high place."
- And my other favorite, Oh, Dear, which kicked off her concert with only a mandolin as accompaniment. She had us at hello.
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