While in town to kick off her tour at the Minnesota Zoo, she returned to The Current Studio to perform a few songs from Bear Creek and chat with Jill about her rainy zoo performance, the inspiration behind the new record and her long-held goal of wearing a "nudie suit."
Songs performed: "That Wasn't Me" and "Promise to Keep"
- Brandi Carlile
- Album Review: Brandi Carlile - Bear Creek Brandi Carlile's greatest gift is that she is an exquisite singer. She can be tough and she can be tender with ease. Her vocals are never forced. She is always in her comfort zone, without all the vocal gymnastics of many of today's pop stars.
- Brandi Carlile performs in The Current studio (2009) Brandi Carlile made her stage debut at the age of performing Rosanne Cash's "Tennessee Flat-Top Box" at the Northwest's version of the Grand Ole Opry.
- Brandi Carlile performs in The Current studio (2007) Brandi Carlile grew up in a musical family in a small town outside of Seattle. Her naturally wonderful singing voice must have made it easy to choose a career in music. She could have slid by using just those pipes, but she worked hard to teach herself piano, guitar, how to layer harmonies with other singers and to write songs.
- Brandi Carlile performs in studio (2005) Brandi Carlile performs "What Can I Say," "Down Pour," and "Hallelujah"