Brandi Carlile Wins Finest Rock Efficiency, Finest Rock Track
Brandi Carlile took residence finest rock efficiency and finest rock tune for “Damaged Horses” throughout the Grammy Premiere ceremony this afternoon (Feb. 5) at Los Angeles’ Microsoft Theater. The observe may be discovered on the artist’s 2021 album In These Silent Years, which is nominated for a complete of seven Grammys tonight.
“Rock and roll, man,” Carlile exclaimed when accepting finest rock efficiency in tandem with longtime bandmates Phil and Tim Hanseroth. “I can’t inform you how a lot this implies to us. Once I met these guys 22 years in the past, we determined to get in a van collectively and be in a band. They had been lined in Ramones tattoos. That they had by no means even performed an acoustic guitar. After which this occurred!” Carlile additionally thanked “everyone in Seattle that made us wish to try for this unbelievable accolade.”
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Throughout her second acceptance speech, Carlile thanked her mother for telling to “cease singing so indignant,” recommendation she stated she ignored. “I minimize my hair, discovered find out how to scream, and simply received a Grammy for a rock and roll tune I sang with all my coronary heart,” she quipped.
Past In These Silent Years, Carlile final 12 months facilitated Joni Mitchell’s return to dwell efficiency for the primary time in 9 years on the Newport Folks Competition and launched a separate, “Laurel Canyon-inspired” model of In These Silent Days titled Within the Canyon Haze. She’s going to tour with Pink this summer time and in addition convey Mitchell again to the dwell stage for two blowout June shows on the Gorge in Washington State.
The artist was the topic of our September 2021 cowl story, which you’ll learn here.
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