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

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