Brothers of Mercy

is creating Music and Video

Select a membership level

Song of the Month
per month
Access to one new Brothers of Mercy song per month 
Song and Behind the Scenes Video
per month
-Access to one new Brothers of Mercy song per month, and...

-Access to a monthly behind-the-scenes video to see what we're up to 

2 Songs/Month Plus Video
per month
-Access to one new Brothers of Mercy song per month, and...

-Access to a monthly behind-the-scenes video to see what we're up to, and...

-Access to a second, unreleased Brothers of Mercy song




per month


Folk music, in its effort to speak to a broad audience, is sometimes seen as stark and simplistic. It's a characterization that is not unwelcome or derogatory, but born out of the service to what lies at the core of folk music...the song. The best songs do not need to hide behind studio tricks or gimmicks. The artistry lies as much, if not more, in the crafting of the story or the message. The music is a picture frame.

This idea was at the heart of the process while recording Sentimental Man, the debut EP by The Brothers of Mercy. The songs needed to be at once personal and universal. The music needed to be just the right frame...beautiful without being too ornate...Simple, but not uninteresting. Inspiration came from the golden era of American folk music, when timeless songwriting joined with masterful pop craft to give us iconic acts like The Everly Brothers and Simon and Garfunkel. The end result is a timeless set of 6 songs that still manage to speak to our current climate, combining hopes, fears, joys, and frustrations with classic production techniques.

The duo that are The Brothers of Mercy should know a thing or two about songwriting, arranging, and producing. Steven Collins spent 2 decades fronting Deadman, an ethereal Americana band that worked with legendary producer, Mark Howard. DEADMAN’s “Take Up Your Mat and Walk” hit Number One on the Euro-Americana Chart in 2011 and stayed number one for two consecutive months. DEADMAN shared the stage with the likes of The Proclaimers, Maria McKee (of Lone Justice), Daniel Lanois (U2, Bob Dylan, Emmy Lou Harris, Willie Nelson, Peter Gabriel) and Garth Hudson (of The Band). Collins has also produced and engineered many records including Jason Eady's “ Wild-Eyed Serenade”, Carter Albrecht’s “Jesus is Alive and Living In London”, Shot Gun Party, The Dedringer’s “Sweetheart of The Neighborhood” among many others.

Scott Davis is a multi-instrumentalist who has toured and recorded with countless Americana, Folk, Rock, and Country acts including Hayes Carll, The Band of Heathens, Jason Eady, Bruce Robison and Kelly Willis among others. He has also produced records by The Trishas, Jamie Lin Wilson, Rob Baird, and many more. The song KMAG YOYO, that he wrote with Hayes Carll and John Evans has appeared in TV and Film and was nominated for Song of the Year at the 2011 Americana Music Awards.

All of this experience led to their desire to strip away the excess and make a record of songs that were laid bare, unencumbered by studio trickery and ready for the listener to receive, whether today or in 50 years. All of this was done in the service of the song.

How it works

Get started in 2 minutes

Choose a membership
Sign up
Add a payment method
Get benefits