No matter what your relationship with your brother is, there’s a song out there that perfectly encapsulates it. From sibling rivalries to unbreakable bonds, these songs about brothers will have you feeling all the feels. Here are some of our favorites.
1. “Brother” by Kodaline
Starting off the list is Kodaline’s 2018 ode to brotherhood. The song is about the dedication and love between two friends, who consider each other as brothers even if they don’t share the same blood. This track can be found on their Politics of Living album which can be streamed on all music platforms out there.
2. “Brother Mine” by Suzanne Vega
The next song is from Suzanne Vega’s 2012 album Close-Up Vol. 4, Songs of Family. “Brother Mine” is a beautiful ballad that talks about the special, unspoken bond between two siblings.
It’s a song that anyone with an older or younger brother can relate to. It now has almost 30k views on Youtube so be sure to check it out.
3. “Brother” by NEEDTOBREATHE
“Brother” is a track from NEEDTOBREATHE’s 2014 album Rivers in the Wasteland. It tells the story of two estranged brothers who are brought back together by their shared love for music.
This song has a more upbeat tempo than the previous two, making it perfect for road trips with your brother(s). It’s one of their most popular songs which was nominated for various music awards.
4. “Little Brother” by Ella Vos
Next on the list is “Little Brother” by Ella Vos. This song is all about the special bond between siblings, and how that bond can never be broken.
It’s a beautiful tribute to any brother, no matter what age they are. If you’re looking for a song to make your brother tear up on his special day, this is it.
5. “He Ain’t Heavy, He’s My Brother” by The Hollies
The Hollies’ classic tune “He Ain’t Heavy, He’s My Brother” is a perfect dedication for elder brothers who tirelessly look out for their younger sibling.
No matter what life throws their way, he will do anything to make him feel comfortable. It was released in 1969 for their Hollies Sing Hollies album.
6. “Baby Brother” by Mattiel
Next on the list is “Baby Brother” by Mattiel. This song is a great dedication for brothers who are always looking out for their younger siblings.
The lyrics are reminders about how he should be careful and not take any unnecessary risks. It’s a great song to show your brother how much you appreciate everything he does for you.
7. “Blood Brothers” by Luke Bryan
Luke Bryan’s “Blood Brothers” is a song about the special bond between two friends who have been through everything together.
This song would be perfect to dedicate to your brother, because it celebrates the unbreakable bond between siblings. It was released in 2013 for his Crash My Party album.
8. “Two Little Boys” by Rolf Harris
“Two Little Boys” is a song about two young boys back in the old age who were best friends. They are in the trenches together and end up dying in each other’s arms.
This song is a beautiful tribute to the bond between brothers, and how even death cannot break that bond. It was written in 1902, which makes it one of the oldest songs on this list.
9. “What’s happening brother” by Marvin Gaye
The next song is dedicated to all the brothers out there who are struggling. Marvin Gaye’s “What’s Happening Brother” is a call to action for all black men to unite and stand up against injustice.
This song was released in 1971, during a time when the Civil Rights Movement was at its peak. You can find it on his What’s Going On album.
10. “Brotherly Love” by Earl Thomas Conley
“Brotherly Love” is a song about the special bond between two brothers. They may not always agree with each other, but they will always have each other’s backs.
This song was released in 1991 for his Yours Truly album. It’s a great song to dedicate to your brother if you want to show him how much you love and appreciate him.
11. “My brother” by Justin Hayward
Next on the list is Justin Hayward with his song “My Brother”. This is a beautiful and heartwarming composition that is perfect for anyone who has a close bond with their brother.
The lyrics talk about the special connection between brothers and how they are always there for each other. It was released in 1975 for the album Blue Jays.
12. “Sister to a Brother” by Rob Finlay
Rob Finlay’s song “Sister to a Brother” is a touching and personal track that is perfect for anyone who has a sister. The lyrics are a sister’s dedication to her brother, and talk about how much she loves and cares for him.
It was released in 2011 on the album These Words Aren’t Meant For Me. You can stream it on all music platforms out there.
13. “Unknown Brother” by The Black Keys
The next song is “Unknown Brother” by The Black Keys. This is a more rock and roll take on the brotherly bond, but it is just as heartfelt and moving.
The lyrics talk about how even though we may not always know our brothers, they are always there for us. It was released in 2010 on the album Brothers.
14. “Brother, Sister” by Beta Radio
Beta Radio’s song “Brother, Sister” is a beautiful tribute to the bonds between siblings. The lyrics are full of imagery and emotion, making it the perfect song to dedicate to your brother. It was released in 2010 and if you want to listen to it, you can only stream it on Youtube.
15. “Song for My Brother” by Carlos Santana
Next on the list is “Song for my brother” by Carlos Santana. This song is a bit more upbeat than the previous one, but it’s still full of love and admiration.
“Song for my brother” was released in 1980 as part of Santana’s album The Swing of Delight. You can find it on most streaming platforms.
16. “ABC” by Jackson Five
“ABC” by Jackson Five is a classic song that always brings a smile to our face. It’s perfect for dedicating to your brother, no matter how old he is.
The song was released in 1970 for the album of the same title. This is one of their most popular tracks with over 45 million views on Youtube.
17. “Hey brother” by Avicii
This next song is by Avicii, and it’s called “Hey Brother.” It’s a song about the special bond between two brothers. The lyrics talk about how no matter what happens in life, the bond between brothers is unbreakable.
This is a perfect song to dedicate to your brother if you want to let him know that you’ll always be there for him. It was released in 2013 for his album, True.
18. “I Drive Your Truck” by Lee Brice
Lee Brice’s “I Drive Your Truck” is a song about missing someone who has passed away. The lyrics talk about how the narrator drives the truck that belonged to his brother who died in combat.
He talks about how he can still feel his presence when he’s driving it. This is a touching song to dedicate to a brother who has passed away.
19. “Brothers in Arms” by Dire Straits
This next song is called “Brothers in Arms” by Dire Straits. It’s a song about the bond between soldiers who are fighting in a war.
The lyrics talk about how they are fighting for each other, and how they will never forget the bond they share. This is a perfect song to dedicate to a brother who is serving in the military. It was released in 1985 for the album of the same title.
20. “Brother’s Keeper” by DaBaby
Finishing off our list is “Brother’s Keeper” by DaBaby. This is a song about the protective instinct siblings have for each other.
The lyrics talk about how the narrator would do anything to keep his brother safe. This is a great song for your brother who is always looking out for you. It was released in 2020 for the album, My Brother’s Keeper (Long Live G).
We hope you enjoyed our list of songs to dedicate to your brother. Whether you have a close bond with your brother or you’re looking to show your appreciation, these songs are sure to do the trick. Thanks for reading!