BRANDI CARLILE’s Intersect Performance Cut Short Due To Laryngitis
LAS VEGAS, NV-
“…In what was surely a disappointment for many fans in attendance, Brandi Carlile’s Intersect performance was significantly truncated due to her suffering from a bout of laryngitis. Brandi’s 50-minute set was cut to just a little under 20 minutes.
But Brandi, being the wonderful human being that she is, gave what she could given the circumstances, and performed what I thought were perfect renditions of “Every Time I Hear That Song, “Hard Way Home” and “The Eye”. She admitted that they were the “easy” songs to sing, but she still sounded lovely.
Ironically enough, the highlight of the performance wasn’t actually by Brandi. In between “Hard Way Home” and “The Eye”, she gave the stage to her longtime bandmates, twin Phil and Tim Hanseroth. They took on Simon & Garfunkel’s “The Sound of Silence” and did an extremely admirable job on the number with pristine two-part harmonies. I appreciated it and spying on Brandi who stood in the wings, I could tell that she appreciated it too…”