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Sam Roberts Band

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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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Sam Roberts Band

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  2.   We're All in This Together by Sam Roberts
  3.   The Last Crusade
  4.   Longitude
  5.   Chasing the Light
  6.   FIEND
  7.   If You Want It
  8.   Graveyard Shift
  9.   Rogue Empire
  10.   TerraForm
  11.   Durban Days
  12.   Spirit In the Sky
  13.   Counting the Days
  14.   Without a Map
  15.   Tractor Beam Blues
  16.   Roll With the Spirits
  17.   No Arrows
  18.   Twist the Knife
  19.   Streets of Heaven (Promises, Promises)
  20.   Spring Fever
  21.   Lake Effect
  22.   The House Inside
  23.   Sang Froid
  24.   Ritual Dance
  25.   Partition Blues
  26.   Black Spark
  27.   Broken Teeth
  28.   Tourist Trap
  29.   Let It In

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