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Brandy Clark 12 Stories
Bold, true, daring, and honest… those are just a few of the words that you could use to describe Brandy Clark’s debut album, 12 Stories. You may be wondering if this fresh and unique approach of storytelling is going to fit with what is currently being played. Well, this one album has 12 Stories that are ready to shake up your radios.
Nashville’s famed Music Row has been buzzing about Brandy Clark for years as one of the bravest songwriters. Opry members Reba McEntire, Darius Rucker, and Keith Urban, along with country stars LeAnn Rimes, Kenny Rogers, and Kacey Musgraves, are among those who have recorded some of Brandy’s tunes. Brandy recently topped the charts with The Band Perry’s “Better Dig Two” and Miranda Lambert’s “Mama’s Broken Heart,” both of which spent time in the Number One spot with lyrics that are considered to be rebellious.
12 Stories stays true to Brandy’s self-proclaimed dark comedy theme and is full of diverse characters. In a recent interview with Billboard, Brandy says, “My goal as a songwriter has always been to write a song that someone who wasn’t a songwriter would write if they could write a song.” With song titles like “What’ll Keep Me Out Of Heaven,” “Take A Little Pill,” and “The Day She Got Divorced,” you can imagine the depth and range each story covers. In a different light, Brandy’s first single, “Stripes,” is about a woman who hesitates from killing her cheating lover because prison uniforms aren’t flattering.
From beginning her career as a behind-the-scenes songwriter, country music should be considered lucky to have 12 Stories told through the smooth voice who promises to pen many more bold, true, daring, and honest stories.
Track list: (Click here to purchase)
1. “Pray To Jesus”
2. “Crazy Women”
3. “What’ll Keep Me Out Of Heaven”
4. “Get High”
5. “Hold My Hand”
7. “In Some Corner”
8. “Take A Little Pill”
10. “Illegitimate Children”
11. “The Day She Got Divorced”
12. “Just Like Him”
Watch Brandy perform her current single, “Stripes,” on the Opry!