I have worn the jester’s bells and I have banished with the fools
I have worshiped at the altar of the puppet master’s rules
I have held my tongue too many scenes before the final act
With my children in the cheap seats and a zipper on my back
Thanks to you
No thanks to you
I recognized the name but knew none of her music before seeing her this weekend on SNL. This was my introduction to Brandi Carlile and it was a stunning introduction. This is first-rate songwriting and a kick-ass performance.