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I don’t consider myself a very androgynous person, but I think [people] can sense a certain dissent or a difference in gender roles,” Carlile says. “They can sense that I’m not singing or talking about things in a traditional way. As a songwriter, it’s really important that that become a place for expression, because of what other songwriters did for me as a young gay teenager. Having those gender pronouns used in an ambiguous way made me feel like I could relate to songs that were sung by women or men. Those kinds of things being addressed creatively and politically made me feel like I could be successful and proud.
Morning Brew - Friday, June 1: Brandi Carlile on “All Things Considered,” Rihanna still wants Cheryl Cole
I don’t consider myself a very androgynous person, but I think [people] can sense a certain dissent or a difference in gender roles,” Carlile says. “They can sense that I’m not singing or talking about things in a traditional way. As a songwriter, it’s really important that that become a place for expression, because of what other songwriters did for me as a young gay teenager. Having those gender pronouns used in an ambiguous way made me feel like I could relate to songs that were sung by women or men. Those kinds of things being addressed creatively and politically made me feel like I could be successful and proud.
Morning Brew - Friday, June 1: Brandi Carlile on “All Things Considered,” Rihanna still wants Cheryl Cole
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