Brandi Carlile covers Ray LaMontagne
In every way that the Kelly Clarkson cover of Ray LaMontagne turned me off, this does the exact opposite. Brandi Carlile has such a wrenching and soulful voice, and when you combine that with some of my favorite lyrics, the result is incredible. It literally gives me shivers and this is the sixth time through that I have listened to it.
"Yes and try to ignore
All this blood on the floor
Just this heart on my sleeve
that's bleeding . . .
So kiss him again
Just to prove to me that you can
I will stand here and burn in my skin
I will stand here and burn in my skin"
"Burn (Ray LaMontagne cover)" - Brandi Carlile
For the rest of her excellent set a few weeks ago on KCRW's Morning Becomes Eclectic, head on over to Sweet Oblivion. Can't get enough of this gal.