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I feel the need for a little disclosure right off the bat here; I am Eric Church's Number One Fan.
I have been counting down the days until his new CD "Chief" comes out on July 26th. I was BEYOND excited when I got a copy of it on Monday. I could not start listening to it fast enough, my first listen was on little mono speakers in the studio - not ideal for an Eric Church CD. My second listen was blasting it in my car - the ideal way to listen to an Eric Church CD.
There's just something about his music that I love. He can sing a rockin' country song like no one else, but also has this other side to him that makes me realize just how lucky his wife is...like in "Like Jesus Does". When I saw the song title I didn't have a clue what that could be about - until I listened to it "But I Thank God each night and twice on Sunday - that she loves me like Jesus does." Or "Springsteen" - I was assuming it would be a tribute to The Boss - but instead it's about a high school sweetheart. Then when I heard "I'm Gettin' Stoned" I laughed out loud when I realized it was about an ex getting married; "she's got a rock and I'm gettin' stoned".
The playing on this CD is fantastic and the lyrics will draw you in...turn it up loud and really listen to it.
The more I listen to Eric Church CDs the more I love them. I have probably listened to "Sinners Like Me" and "Carolina" a thousand times each. And I know this CD isn't leaving my player in the foreseeable future. To my fellow Eric Church fans - you're gonna LOVE this! And I honestly think this CD is only going to make it harder for us fans to get tickets to his shows. :)
My favorite cuts: "Drink in My Hand", "Springsteen", "Jack Daniels" and "Over When It's Over"...well, heck to be honest I love them all.
Be listening to Win It Before You Can Buy It on KFDI starting this Friday!!!
Here are some Random Eric things you might like...
Me sleeping with Eric Church.
Hugging on Eric Church...
My lovely niece, Cait and me with Eric Church...
This is my brother-in-law with Eric Church! Carlo has a restaurant, La Tavola, in Burlington, Iowa and after the show there in June, Carlo loaded up some coolers of food for Eric's bus. I think Eric was excited to have some homemade Italian food.
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