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Sam Roberts Band

Canadian singer/songwriter Sam Roberts released his first true debut in 2002, following a popular demo he had made in Montreal. Before that, he had been a violin player who eventually moved on to guitar and started a rock band with his friends. After getting a bit of coverage on MuchMusic, they decided to try their luck in Los Angeles. The band didn't get any positive reactions from record labels and disbanded in 1998, but that didn't stop Roberts from going back to Canada and beginning to write again. He put together the aforementioned demo before sitting down to record his debut, The Inhuman Condition, which was released in 2002 and became the best-selling independent release in Canadian history. In 2003 he signed with Universal and released his second album, We Were Born in a Flame, in June. The album was a huge hit in Canada and Roberts ended up winning Juno Awards for Album of the Year, Rock Album of the Year, and Artist of the Year. He continued to release well-regarded albums for the remainder of the decade: Chemical City in April 2006 and Love at the End of the World in May of 2008. Each album also won the Juno for Rock Album of the Year. For his 2011 release, Collider, which featured Dave Nugent on lead guitar, Eric Fares on keyboard and guitar, James Hall on bass, and Josh Trager on drums, Roberts changed from using his name to using Sam Roberts Band. In 2014, Sam Roberts Band returned with the '80s dance-rock-influenced Lo-Fantasy. Two years later, Roberts delivered his sixth studio album, TerraForm, recorded at the Tragically Hip's Bathouse Recording Studios in Kingston, Ontario. Produced by Roberts with Holy Fuck's Graham Walsh, the album featured the single "If You Want It." ~ Bradley Torreano
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  1.   Song
  2.   We're All in This Together by Sam Roberts
  3.   The Last Crusade
  4.   Longitude
  5.   Sang Froid
  6.   Spring Fever
  7.   Roll With the Spirits
  8.   Streets of Heaven (Promises, Promises)
  9.   Ritual Dance
  10.   FIEND
  11.   Durban Days
  12.   Broken Teeth
  13.   Chasing the Light
  14.   Let It In
  15.   No Arrows
  16.   Spirit In the Sky
  17.   Rogue Empire
  18.   Lake Effect
  19.   Tractor Beam Blues
  20.   Graveyard Shift
  21.   The House Inside
  22.   Partition Blues
  23.   If You Want It
  24.   Counting the Days
  25.   TerraForm
  26.   Tourist Trap
  27.   Without a Map
  28.   Twist the Knife
  29.   Black Spark

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