Brandi Carlile Quotes

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Brandi Carlile Quotes

Coffee, whiskey, and fishing poles. Thats really all you need in life.
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I think I was probably looking for gay role models when I was younger, before I even knew or thought I was gay. I didn't really make the connection that they were gay, but I felt drawn to them because they were going against the grain, and I knew there was something that they had that everybody else didn't have. It was an edge.

— Brandi Carlile

I grew up in a single-wide, three-bedroom mobile home with my family. And now I see them, like, half a dozen times a year. Figuring out how to come home and talk to them again and feel like myself has probably been the greatest challenge.

— Brandi Carlile

My advice to new artists is to embrace a broader concept of timelessness than vintage or retro.

— Brandi Carlile

It's really important to me to promote worthy causes. But not in a heavy, obligatory, responsibility way. I really admired that as a kid, learning about the 'Elton John AIDS Foundation.' And I was obsessed with The Indigo Girls. And they are the consummate activist group, always reaching out, especially to Native causes and things like that.

— Brandi Carlile

My wife even thinks our next album should be recorded in our house, and we should move all the furniture out to the garage. I'm not sure how many spouses would be supportive of that, much less come up with the idea.

— Brandi Carlile

When we were doing 'Live at Benaroya,' the song 'I Will' was hard to get through. I've always get a big lump in my throat when I sing that song. And also 'Before It Breaks.' So I'm just a different songwriter now. And the older I get, the more difficult it becomes to deliver those songs casually.

— Brandi Carlile

You can dance in a hurricane, but only if you're standing in the eye.

— Brandi Carlile

Privilege and complacency paralyze me with fear sometimes. But the less vulnerable we are because of privilege, the country we're born in, or the security we enjoy, the more vulnerable our souls are to apathy.

— Brandi Carlile

All of these lines across my face, tell you the story of who I am. So many stories of where I've been and how I got to where I am.

— Brandi Carlile

The first thing I think of when I think about coming to Las Vegas and playing is always Elvis; its always the first thing on my mind.

— Brandi Carlile

Coffee, whiskey, and fishing poles. That's really all you need in life.

— Brandi Carlile

Bear the burdens of others, but don't put them in your pocket too.

— Brandi Carlile

There's a lot of really inspiring music coming around the bend - we tend to believe that to sound classic or timeless is to sound vintage or retro. It's a little bit dangerous, because you'll really miss a chance to make your mark as a generation.

— Brandi Carlile

But now, with the last two years of touring and being on the road, I've learned that a live show should never sound like a record; a record should sound like a live show.

— Brandi Carlile

I used to turn to nature and animals a lot. And fishing. I spend time still with my Bible and the gospel music, and I still have to feed the animals! But my wife and daughter have brought me a world of perspective when I'm feeling just a little "extra important."

— Brandi Carlile

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