Broken Boy Soldier (song)

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"Broken Boy Soldier"
Single by The Raconteurs
from the album Broken Boy Soldiers
Released October 23, 2006 (2006-10-23)
Genre Garage rock
Length 3:02
  • Jack White
  • Brendan Benson
The Raconteurs singles chronology
"Broken Boy Soldier"
Alternative cover
Alternative cover

"Broken Boy Soldier" is the title track and the third single to be released from the album Broken Boy Soldiers by The Raconteurs, on October 23, 2006 in the UK. This track was used in an episode of the NBC television series "Life".

One of the B-sides to the single is a live rendition of "Headin' for the Texas Border" by The Flamin' Groovies.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Broken Boy Soldier"
  2. "Broken Boy Soldier" (KCRW Session)
  3. "Yellow Sun"
7" (F)
  1. "Broken Boy Soldier"
  2. "Headin' for the Texas Border" (Live)
7" (G)
  1. "Broken Boy Soldier" (Live)
  2. "Blue Veins" (KCRW Session)


Chart (2006) Peak
UK Singles Chart 22

Music video[edit]

The video for this song features a toy soldier getting built by going through an adventure-like journey that leads to a boy receiving the toy on his birthday and then destroying it.

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