Sheroes Mixtape Memoir with Brandy Clark
On this episode of Mixtape Memoir, we hear how Brandy Clark’s intergenerational upbringing, in a tiny Washington logging town, it was the radio and vinyl collections of her parents and grandparents that fed her a steady diet of the legends: Merle Haggard, Dolly Parton, Tanya Tucker, Loretta Lynn. Soon began what would become a long journey of first trying to emulate, and then joining the ranks of Music Row’s finest and most respected hit songwriters today. Brandy Clark also emerged as an artist in her own right, but the country radio format that she had loved her entire life, did not embrace her own recordings as much as she had hoped. As fate would have it, her breakup with country radio as an artist ended up being a blessing, and brought about her most accomplished, personal, and fully realized album to date. Your Life Is A Record has made Brandy Clark an an eight time Grammy nominee, most recently garnering two for that third album, and its single “Who You Thought I Was”.