7/18/2005 - Brandi Carlile

Authentic. That's the first word that springs to mind when you encounter Brandi Carlile. From her rootsy bell-clear voice to the palpable emotion that seeps through every song on her stunning debut album, everything about this 23-year-old from rural Washington, who was named by Rolling Stone one of 2005's artists to watch, is the real deal. Come see Brandi Carlile live for free at CD World and pick up a copy of her latest self-titled release.