Brandi Carlile's fifth studio album, The Firewatcher's Daughter, will be out on March 3. David McClister/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Brandi Carlile performs live in NPR's Studio 4A. Mito Habe-Evans/NPR hide caption

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Brandi Carlile's song "Dying Day" took on new meaning for a Wisconsin woman hoping to adopt a child from Ethiopia. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Brandi Carlile and the Indigo Girls recently performed on World Cafe. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Brandi Carlile performed in the "That" tent on Saturday, June 12, 2010, at the Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival in Manchester, Tenn. Laura Fedele hide caption

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