Brother Down

"Brother Down" is the debut single by Canadian musician Sam Roberts.[1] It was first featured on Roberts' demo recording Brother Down, and selected for his 2002 EP The Inhuman Condition. The song reached no. 3 on Canada's Nielsen rock airplay chart.[2] It was one of the top 30 most played songs on radio in Canada in 2002.[3] The song was later re-recorded for his debut album, We Were Born In A Flame. It was released as a single in the US in 2004.[4]

"Brother Down"
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Single by Sam Roberts
from the album The Inhuman Condition & We Were Born In A Flame
GenreIndie rock, alternative rock
LabelMapleMusic Recordings
Songwriter(s)Sam Roberts
Producer(s)Jordon Zadorozny
Sam Roberts singles chronology
"Brother Down"
"Don't Walk Away Eileen"

The song was also featured on the animated MTV sitcom Undergrads as well as the 2003 action film S.W.A.T., more so on the Soundtrack.[5]

Between 1995 and 2016, "Brother Down" was the third most played song by a Canadian artist on rock radio stations in Canada.[6]

Awards and nominationsEdit


  1. ^ "Sam Roberts - Brother Down". Discogs. Retrieved 2016-12-03.
  2. ^ Roberts 'Flame' Lights Up Canada. Billboard. Retrieved June 3, 2014.
  3. ^ "Top 100 top played radio tracks in Canada in 2002". Retrieved April 11, 2020.
  4. ^ "Sam Roberts - Brother Down". Discogs. Retrieved 2016-12-03.
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  6. ^ "NIELSEN MUSIC & BILLBOARD PRESENT CANADA 150 CHARTS" (PDF). p. 13. Retrieved January 2, 2020.

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