🔊💜Today, February 16, 2018, Brandi Carlile released her sixth studio album, “By the Way, I Forgive You.” The album spawned ‘The Joke’ as a single in fall 2017, and it peaked at no. 4 on the US Billboard Triple A Songs Chart. The song was produced by Shooter Jennings and Dave Cobb, and it was inspired by Elvis Presley’s melody, “An American Trilogy.” On the American iTunes Songs Chart, ‘The Joke’ peaked at no. 2, and it’s parent, “By the Way, I Forgive You” became Carlile’s first set to reach no. 1 on the chart.