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Brandi Carlile, in Utah in July, to release new album in June

Published March 19, 2012 12:28 pm

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>On June 5, Columbia Records will release Brandi Carlile's fourth studio album "Bear Creek."

She will perform at Red Butte Garden on July 15.

"That Wasn't Me," the first single from Bear Creek, will go to radio in early April.

Excerpt from a press release:

The soulful piano-based track showcases the warmth and subtle power of Carlile's vocals. It is the cornerstone of an earthy collection that embraces all of hermusical influences - folk, pop, country, rock, gospel and blues. From the spirited "Hard Way Home" and chilling country blues of "Raise Hell" to the poignant "Rise Again" and ethereal "Just Kids," Carlile manages to be at once plainspoken and poetic. The rich imagery of "Keep Your Heart Young" evokes childhood dreams with such unerring accuracy it is apt to elicit renewed vows to never grow up while "Save Part Of Yourself" and "100" wistfully underscore the lifetime impact of a lost love. Named for the studio where most of the album was recorded - Bear Creek Studios, which is housed in a converted early 20th century barn near Carlile's hometown of Seattle - it features her longtime band mates: Tim and Phil Hanseroth ("The Twins," who co-wrote many of the songs with Carlile and play guitar and bass respectively), drummer/percussionist Allison Miller and cellist Josh Neumann plus Dave Palmer on keyboards and Jeb Bows on violin and mandolin. Drummer Matt Chamberlain guests on several tracks. Here is the track listing for the album: 1 - Hard Way Home2 - Raise Hell3 - Save Part Of Yourself4 - That Wasn't Me5 - Keep Your Heart Young6 - 1007 - A Promise To Keep8 - I'll Still Be There9 - What Did I Ever Come Here For10 - Heart's Content11 - Rise Again12 - In The Morrow13 - Just Kids