Broken Horses by Brandi Carlile

Find the #1 NYT Bestseller Broken Horses by Brandi Carlile from your local library.

Click Read Review to read book reviews on Amazon. Click Google Preview to read chapters from Google Books if available. Click Find in Library to check book availability at your local library. If the default library is not correct, follow Change Local Library to reset it.

Broken Horses

by: Brandi Carlile
Release date: Apr 06, 2021
Number of Pages: 336
Find in Library
Read Review
Google Preview
#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • The critically acclaimed singer-songwriter, producer, and six-time Grammy winner opens up about a life shaped by music in this candid, heartfelt, and intimate story. “One of the great memoirs of our time . . . a gift from Brandi’s soul.”—Glennon Doyle • “Brandi’s story is about perseverance, humor, forgiveness, and manifestation. I absolutely loved it.”—Elton John • “Broken Horses led me right into Brandi’s heart, and my own.”—Brené Brown Brandi Carlile was born into a musically gifted, impoverished family on the outskirts of Seattle and grew up in a constant state of change, moving from house to house, trailer to trailer, fourteen times in as many years. Though imperfect in every way, her dysfunctional childhood was as beautiful as it was strange, and as nurturing as it was difficult. At the age of five, Brandi contracted bacterial meningitis, which almost took her life, leaving an indelible mark on her formative years and altering her journey into young adulthood. As an openly gay teenager, Brandi grappled with the tension between her sexuality and her faith when her pastor publicly refused to baptize her on the day of the ceremony. Shockingly, her small town rallied around Brandi in support and set her on a path to salvation where the rest of the misfits and rejects find it: through twisted, joyful, weird, and wonderful music. In Broken Horses, Brandi Carlile takes readers through the events of her life that shaped her very raw art—from her start at a local singing competition where she performed Elton John’s “Honky Cat” in a bedazzled white polyester suit, to her first break opening for Dave Matthews Band, to many sleepless tours over fifteen years and six studio albums, all while raising two children with her wife, Catherine Shepherd. This hard-won success led her to collaborations with personal heroes like Elton John, Dolly Parton, Mavis Staples, Pearl Jam, Tanya Tucker, and Joni Mitchell, as well as her peers in the supergroup The Highwomen, and ultimately to the Grammy stage, where she converted millions of viewers into instant fans. Evocative and piercingly honest, Broken Horses is at once an examination of faith through the eyes of a person rejected by the church’s basic tenets and a meditation on the moments and lyrics that have shaped the life of a creative mind, a brilliant artist, and a genuine empath on a mission to give back.

More books by Brandi Carlile

1. Brandi Carlile — Bear Creek

by: Alfred Publishing StaffBrandi Carlile
Release date: May 01, 2012
Number of Pages: 48
Find in Library
Read Review
Google Preview
(Guitar Recorded Versions). This book contains guitar/vocal/chord notation and tab to Brandi Carlile’s 2012 album, Bear Creek . Titles: Hard Way Home * Raise Hell * Save Part of Yourself * That Wasn’t Me * Keep Your Heart Young * 100 * A Promise to Keep * I’ll Still Be There * What Did I Ever Come Here For * Heart’s Content * Rise Again * In the Morrow * Just Kids.

2. Caroline

by: Brandi Carlile
Release date: Apr 14, 2014
Number of Pages: 44
Find in Library
Read Review
Google Preview

3. The Story

by: Phil HanserothBrandi Carlile
Release date: May 01, 2011
Number of Pages: 7
Find in Library
Read Review
Google Preview
“The Story” is the first single from Brandi Carlile’s 2007 album of the same name. Embraced by radio stations, it has since been featured in numerous television advertisements and prime-time shows like Grey’s Anatomy, including the March 2011 episode in which it was sung by actress Sara Ramirez. With compelling lyrics and a distinctly original melody, “The Story” is now available as an official sheet music edition release.

Last updated on Tuesday, April 27, 2021