American band Nickelback's longevity comes down to simple songs and brotherly love

Members of Nickelback (from left): Daniel Adair, Mike Kroeger, Chad Kroeger and Ryan Peake.
Members of Nickelback (from left): Daniel Adair, Mike Kroeger, Chad Kroeger and Ryan Peake.PHOTO: LAMC PRODUCTIONS

SINGAPORE - Throughout their almost 25-year- long career, Canadian rock band Nickelback have been levelled with accusations that they write songs that are very simple to play, to the point of being almost formulaic.

Bassist Mike Kroeger, 46, does not disagree.

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