I have not as into the female singer/songwriter thing in recent years, crowded out by the likes of Lupe Fiasco (a former student burned his new mixtape for me, thankfully, as I still have no idea how to download music in a post-Kazaa, non-ITunes way) and Kid Cudi and such. I still will follow Melissa Ferrick and Tracy Chapman to eternity and see them live whenever they're near, and still count Brenda Kahn as one of my favorite songwriters. But no one new, at least in recent years, though my obsession with Lauryn Hill did start within the last two or three years.
But, wow. Just discovered Brandi Carlile. I'm a little late jumping on the train, but I just can't stop listening. This song, too. The lyrics probably wouldn't do anything for me if written on page, but her delivery is so raw and beautiful. I just can't stop listening.
I also think she's beautiful. Just read she's a lesbian. Typical.
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