Cary Brothers is an indie rock American singer-songwriter from Nashville, Tennessee. Brothers is known for the single «Blue Eyes,» which was featured on the soundtrack to the 2004 film Garden State. He spent his very early childhood idolizing Elvis Presley, another Tennessee native. He played piano from age 11 until age 13, when he switched to guitar; he still plays that guitar to this day.
With his songs influenced by everything from 80’s British New Wave to 70’s Folk, Brothers has achieved critical and commercial success with his independent releases All the Rage and Waiting for Your Letter, both of which reached the top of the iTunes Folk charts. «Blue Eyes» has been downloaded over 20,000 times and broke the Top Fifty on the iTunes singles chart. On the web, Brothers has found success on MySpace, where he has over 4,000,000 plays on his music page.
Brothers’s songs have appeared on the NBC sitcom Scrubs, the FOX mystery Bones, the WB’s Smallville, and the successful medical dramas Grey’s Anatomy and ER. Brothers’s song «Ride» appeared on the soundtrack to the feature film The Last Kiss, starring Zach Braff, Rachel Bilson, and Casey Affleck. Brothers has also performed on The Late Late Show and Scrubs.
Brothers found his musical voice playing regularly as part of the musical community at the Hotel Cafe in Los Angeles, and he has since toured across America and Canada with such acts as Liz Phair, KT Tunstall, Aqualung, Imogen Heap, and The Fray. He was introduced to UK audiences in 2006 by Tom McRae on the Hotel Cafe Tour
Brothers released his first full length album, entitled Who You Are on May 29, 2007.
He recently made a guest appearance with London musician Aqualung on The Late Show with David Letterman.