Eric Church, “Sinners Like Me”

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August 31, 2007

Yes, we’ve heard it all before.  There’s no getting around that.   But if you’re going to judge a song not so much on what it is about, but how it is about it, it’s hard not to find this record endearing.   Personally, I’m a sucker for anything that throws in a few Celtic touches.   To his credit, Church gives an understated performance, which makes the record that much more endearing.

FYI, you can get the whole album for $6.99 if you just follow the link to buy the song.   I liked this enough to take the plunge and get the whole thing.   New artists making good music?  What a novel concept.

Grade:  A-

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  1. Jesse says:

    Thank god you understand! Eric Church is the future of true country music. He has a sound like no others out there today. Every single tune on his album is awesome, no filler whatsoever. It’s great to finally see a new face like Eric Church making music the way he wants to, and not just please the record companies. Go Eric!

  2. KevinNo Gravatar says:

    I’m looking forward to listening to the whole album. I’d planned on just buying the single, but the price ($6.99) persuaded me to listen to samples. Once I heard the line “I believe Jesus is coming back…before she does”, I had no choice but to buy the whole record!

  3. CoreyNo Gravatar says:

    Nice opinion… since it agrees with mine. Along with Bobby Pinson, Eric is one of the better new singer/songwriters in commercial country and this is a powerful song. Wish radio would come around to him a little more.

  4. MattoBNo Gravatar says:

    Kevin, you reminded me of Eric’s record and the fact that I’ve had it since it Came out and haven’t really given it a proper review. Perhaps now’s the time for this very talented artist.

  5. kevinNo Gravatar says:

    Agree with you 100% Corey…Eric Church and Bobby Pinson are what is good about country music today….I would also throw Steve Azar and Luke Bryan into that mix too tho

  6. JonathanNo Gravatar says:

    I wasn’t hugely impressed by the whole album, but I’m glad that “Sinners Like Me” is being released as a single. It showcases that Church’s strength is in his songwriting, and the smart, distinctive production make it the high-point of the album and one of the better country singles of the year.

  7. creek says:

    I like this the album, Jamey Johnson is the best (new) traditonal country artist though, yall check hime out.

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