In These Silent Days [Limited Gold]
Brandi Carlile Refines Her Strengths on Seventies Rock-Inspired ‘In These Silent Days’
Carlile’s new album In These Silent Days opens with the song “Right on Time,” a ballad about apology and understanding that begins with solemn piano chords before swelling in dramatic fashion. “It wasn’t right,” she cries, her voice reaching a spine-tingling crescendo as the music halts, “but it was right on time.” She’s not messing with a good thing so much as offering subtle refinements of the strengths — particularly as a vocalist — that led to her breakout.
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