there is still goodness : a review of Brandi Carlile’s Ryman Residency

Y’all, I’ve got a girl crush. It’s hard to put into words all the feelings I felt after attending Brandi Carlile’s 6th and final show at The Ryman two nights ago. But like W said as we crawled into the bed at 1 AM on a Wednesday morning, “I feel like I just got back…

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let’s go high, women

I want to take a brief sojourn from my tales of travel to alert y’all of some very important news today: The new album from The Highwomen is now available! The evolution of this band has been an exciting addition to my year; news first broke in the spring, a single, the expertly-crafted “Redesigning Women,”…

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OK, Taylor. Thank you for coming back to us

The way I see it, Taylor is more Me! than she’s ever been allowed to be. She’s found her niche, a genre that allows her to experiment, to play, to be mature under the guise of being a little immature. And I think that’s great. I think that’s what she needed to survive.

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taylor swift, pt. II

OK, OK…. So I’m still a T. Swift fan. A couple months back I ranted and raved about how much she’d changed, how stupid “Look What You Made Me Do” was, and how I wasn’t sure that I liked this new “Old Taylor is Dead” born-again version of the girl who used to speak all…

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