Brandi Carlile Announces New ‘By The Way, I Forgive You’ Album, Shares “The Joke”

Brandi Carlile’s highly anticipated new album By The Way, I Forgive You is set to arrive on February 16. Fans can pre-order it now.Each digital pre-order comes with an immediate download of “The Joke.”
Produced by Grammy Award-winning producer Dave Cobb and acclaimed musician Shooter Jennings, the album is Carlile’s first release in partnership with Cobb’s Low Country Sound imprint at Elektra Records. In advance of the release, the album’s first single, “The Joke,” is premiering today (watch a live performance of the song filmed at RCA Studio A
In celebration of the album, the band will embark on an extensive nationwide tour in 2018 including newly confirmed shows at Seattle’s Moore Theatre (two nights), New York’s Beacon Theatre (two nights), Boston’s Orpheum Theatre, Chicago’s Chicago Theatre and Denver’s Red Rocks Amphitheatre. Concert tickets, which will include a digital copy of the album upon its February release, go on sale this Friday, November 17 and Saturday, November 18 at 10:00am local time. See below for details.
Recorded at Nashville’s historic RCA Studio A, By The Way, I Forgive You includes ten new songs written by Carlile and longtime collaborators and bandmates Tim and Phil Hanseroth. Of their close relationship, Brandi comments, “The Twins and I have been in a band for so long now. And not just a band, we are literally a family. When you create art with twins, it becomes unclear when I end and where they begin.” In addition to Carlile (vocals, guitar, piano), Tim Hanseroth (vocals, bass), Phil Hanseroth (vocals, guitar), Cobb (guitar, percussion) and Jennings (piano, organ), the album features Chris Powell (drums), Josh Neumann (cello), John Mark Painter (French horn) as well as string arrangements and conducting by the late Paul Buckmaster (Elton John, The Rolling Stones).
Check out the lead single, the tracklisting, and a full list of tour dates below.

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1. Every Time I Hear That Song
2. The Joke
3. Hold Out Your Hand
4. The Mother
5. Whatever You Do
6. Fulton County Jane Doe
7. Sugartooth
8. Most Of All
9. Harder To Forgive
10. Party Of One

Brandi Carlile Tour
12/13 Anaheim, CA @ House of Blues
12/15 Stanford, CA @ Memorial Auditorium
12/16Davis, CA @ Mondavi Center for the Performing Arts
12/17 Grass Valley, CA @ Grass Valley Veterans Memorial Auditorium
1/12-14 Cancun, Mexico @ Dave Matthews and Tim Reynolds Riviera Maya
2/4-11 Cayamo, A Journey Through Song
3/3 Vancouver, BC @ Commodore Ballroom
3/4 Bellingham, WA @ Mt. Baker Theatre
3/30 Seattle, WA @ Moore Theatre (on sale 11/17)
3/31 Seattle, WA @ Moore Theatre (on sale 11/17)
4/5 New York, NY @ Beacon Theatre (on sale 11/18)
4/6 New York, NY @ Beacon Theatre (on sale 11/18)
4/21-22 North Charleston, SC @ High Water Fest
5/4 Boston, MA @ Orpheum Theatre (on sale 11/17)
6/15 Chicago, IL @ Chicago Theatre (on sale 11/17)
8/12 Denver, CO @ Red Rocks Amphitheatre (on sale 11/17)

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