Brandi Carlile

Brandi Carlile - Words and Music - 2012

by Rita Houston

Songwriter and powerful singer, Brandi Carlile, has a spirited charisma, a no-nonsense appeal, and a brand new album called Bear Creek—which is named after the studio where it was recorded. A recent NYC stop brought Brandi and her bandmates, Phil and Tim Hanseroth, back to our studio, where they performed beautiful, stripped-down versions of a couple of the songs.

Brandi Carlile - Words and Music - 2007

by Rita Houston
After steadily touring behind her self-titled debut, Brandi Carlile quickly moved on to recording her second album 'The Story,' which features her powerhouse voice, backing band Tim and Phil Hanseroth, and a collection of songs that prove her breakthrough success was no fluke. Hear a preview of the forthcoming album tonight as Brandi, Tim and Phil join Rita Houston in Studio-A.

Brandi Carlile - Words and Music - 2010

by Rita Houston
Rural Washington native, Brandi Carlile, teamed up with producer Rick Rubin for her third album, 'Give Up The Ghost.' It features contributions from Elton John, Indigo Girls' Amy Ray, and pianist Benmont Tench. She played some tunes and told FUV's Rita Houston, that while she's not a country singer, she did grow up on a steady diet of country-western standards. (12/1/10)