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Eric Church - Sinners Like Me

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Eric Church - Sinners Like Me

Eric Church - Sinners Like Me

Capitol Nashville
As though he were riding in on a bolt of lightning, Eric Church bursts onto the Nashville scene to give an honest, in depth look at who he is. Like a brilliantly written mini autobiography, (Eric wrote or co-wrote all 12 songs) each giving us a story about the life and times of this Granite Falls, North Carolina native. Blending straight forward lyrics with melodies reminiscent of times when Merle, Waylon and Willie filled our airwaves, I think your really gonna like Eric Church.

Favorite Tracks

  • "How 'Bout You"
  • "Before She Does"
  • "Two Pink Lines"

Who I Am

Eric Church

Eric Church

Sue Bauman
According to Eric Church, "If you listen to this, you'll find out who I am."

I have listened and I like who Eric is. Not afraid to "go way out and pick a side," he tells it as he see's it on this first cut, "Before She Does." Losing the girl he considered, "a real good thing," he compares her return to Jesus coming back first. With a hard driving drum track and catchy guitar licks, you find it being played over and over in your head.

This highly anticipated release comes at the time to see it's first single, "How 'Bout You" reach #14 and still climbing the country charts. It begins with some catchy Banjo licks and like a few other songs included, "These Boots," and the title track, "Sinners Like Me," gives us a glimpse of what this southern born, raised and proud man is all about.

Stories About My Youth

Being complete about who he is, Eric had to include some songs that told the stories of his youth. "What I Almost Was," "The Hard Way," and my favorite, "Two Pink Lines." They all tell a different story but have in common turning points in Eric's life.

Being inspired by the movie, The Green Mile, Eric has included this beautifully written song about a death row inmates last day, "Lightning." A bittersweet story with an easy going, light melody.

Inspiration takes another form as we are treated to "Pledge Allegiance To The Hag." Featuring Merle Haggard, this song takes us to the Cross-Eyed Cricket Waterin' Hole a place where everyone pays homage to Merle. If Eric's there, I'd sure love to visit someday.

Song List:

  1. Before She Does
  2. Sinners Like Me
  3. How 'Bout You
  4. These Boots
  5. What I Almost Was
  6. Hard Way, The
  7. Guys Like Me
  8. Lighting
  9. Can't Take It With You
  10. Pledge Allegiance To The Hag
  11. Two Pink Lines
  12. Livin' Part Of Life
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