Dead Man (Carry Me)

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"Dead Man (Carry Me)"
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Single by Jars of Clay
from the album Good Monsters
Released 2006
Format CD
Recorded 2006
Genre Rock, new wave revival
Length 3:21
Label Essential Records
Writer(s) Dan Haseltine, Charlie Lowell, Stephen Mason, Matt Odmark
Producer(s) Jars of Clay
Jars of Clay singles chronology
"Waiting for the World to Fall"
"Dead Man (Carry Me)"

"Dead Man (Carry Me)" is a song written and performed by Jars of Clay. It is the first radio single from their 2006 studio album, Good Monsters. A live concert version of the song appears on the Live Monsters EP, while the album version appears on the compilation albums Indoor Picnic Music (2006, Nettwerk), Penny Candy (2006, Nettwerk), and WOW Hits 2007 (2006, EMI Christian Music Group). A music video for the song was released in 2007, which was compiled from concert video footage taken by fans by means of their mobile phones. The radio edited version is less "heavy" than the album version, featuring keyboards louder than electric guitars.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Dead Man (Carry Me)" (Edit) - 3:21 (Dan Haseltine, Charlie Lowell, Stephen Mason, Matt Odmark)



In 2007, the song was nominated for a Dove Award for Pop/Contemporary Recorded Song of the Year at the 38th GMA Dove Awards.[1]


  1. ^ 38th Annual GMA Awards on

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