PICS: Michelle Branch at Music Box

'All you wanted': Michelle Branch continued her comeback tour at Music Box on July 22, featuring her fiance Patrick Carney (from the Black Keys) on drums -- and buzz band Haerts in tow.

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Branch hit the music industry in whirlwind in 2001 with her album “The Spirit Room” – which spawned the huge hit singles “Everywhere,” “All You Wanted,” and “Goodbye to You.” The Saturday night Little Italy crowd ate it up!
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Turns out Patrick Carney (drummer in the Black Keys) has joined Branch's touring band (more on that later). (Photo by Alex Matthews)
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In 2002, the singer/songwriter teamed up with Carlos Santana to record the inescapable single “The Game of Love” for his multi-Grammy-winning album “Supernatural.”
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She also won a Grammy Award for Best Pop Collaboration with Vocals for that song.
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After releasing the album “Hotel Paper” in 2003, she released a litany of one-off singles, collaborations, side projects and wrote songs for other artists – until now.
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The couple that plays together, stays together -- right? Turns out Carney is Branch's new fiance! (Photo by Alex Matthews)
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Seem like an odd choice? Only if you haven’t been following all the latest music "news" like we have. You see, the two musicians met in 2015 and worked together on Branch's recently released comeback album, "Hopeless Romantic" (her first in 14 years).
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Carney originally came onboard as the record’s co-producer, but eventually the “Lonely Boy” drummer and the "Are You Happy Now?" singer/songwriter ended up in each other's arms.
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According to Branch, the attraction was undeniable. The multiplatinum-selling artist told Billboard earlier this year that they "started realizing that we were completely falling in love" during the sessions for her new album.
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She also added: "Pat has said, 'I remember seeing you on MTV in the early 2000s and thinking you were really cute.' " Hey, didn’t we all? (Photo by Alex Matthews)
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The Grammy-winning couple hit the gossip mill full force just a few days ago when they announced their engagement on July 2, which was also Branch's 34th birthday.
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For inquiring minds, Carney proposed right before she blew the candles out on her birthday cake. Not too shabby, bud.(Photo by Alex Matthews)
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Brooklyn, NYC buzz band Haerts opened the show. The band primarily consists of vocalist Nini Fabi (middle) and keyboardist/guitarist Ben Gebert (right).
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They formed in 2011, and released their self-titled debut album in 2014. This year, they’ve released two singles: “Your Love” and “No Love for the Wild.”
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