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ABOUT THIS PRODUCT:
“One of many nice memoirs of our time . . . a present from Brandi’s soul.”—Glennon Doyle • “Brandi’s story is about perseverance, humor, forgiveness, and manifestation. I completely liked it.”—Elton John • “Damaged Horses led me proper into Brandi’s coronary heart, and my very own.”—Brené Brown
Brandi Carlile was born right into a musically gifted, impoverished household on the outskirts of Seattle and grew up in a relentless state of change, transferring from home to deal with, trailer to trailer, fourteen occasions in as a few years. Although imperfect in each approach, her dysfunctional childhood was as lovely because it was unusual, and as nurturing because it was troublesome. On the age of 5, Brandi contracted bacterial meningitis, which nearly took her life, leaving an indelible mark on her adolescence and altering her journey into younger maturity.
As an overtly homosexual teenager, Brandi grappled with the stress between her sexuality and her religion when her pastor publicly refused to baptize her on the day of the ceremony. Shockingly, her small city rallied round Brandi in assist and set her on a path to salvation the place the remainder of the misfits and rejects discover it: via twisted, joyful, bizarre, and great music.
In Damaged Horses, Brandi Carlile takes readers via the occasions of her life that formed her very uncooked artwork—from her begin at an area singing competitors the place she carried out Elton John’s “Honky Cat” in a bedazzled white polyester go well with, to her first break opening for Dave Matthews Band, to many sleepless excursions over fifteen years and 6 studio albums, all whereas elevating two kids together with her spouse, Catherine Shepherd. This difficult-won success led her to collaborations with private heroes like Elton John, Dolly Parton, Mavis Staples, Pearl Jam, Tanya Tucker, and Joni Mitchell, in addition to her friends within the supergroup The Highwomen, and finally to the Grammy stage, the place she transformed tens of millions of viewers into on the spot followers.
Evocative and piercingly sincere, Damaged Horses is without delay an examination of religion via the eyes of an individual rejected by the church’s fundamental tenets and a meditation on the moments and lyrics which have formed the lifetime of a artistic thoughts, an excellent artist, and a real empath on a mission to offer again.