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Church expands, while Peters goes live; Hubbard debuts

Friday, August 19, 2022 – Having celebrated the first anniversary of his "&" release, which was for fans only, Eric Church now is out with the set with six new songs. Like chart-topping bookends "Heart" and "Soul," Church sequestered in rural North Carolina, writing and recording a song from start to finish each day for nearly a month. "&" features four new-to-the-public songs – "Do Side," "Kiss Her Goodbye," "Mad Man" and "Lone Wolf" – plus the 2020 CMA Entertainer of the Year's latest single, "Doing Life With Me."

Gretchen Peters released "The Show: Live from the UK," 18 songs from her Strings Attached Tour. Peters has penned hits for Trisha Yearwood, Pam Tillis, Bonnie Raitt and Neil Diamond.

Florida Georgia Line's Tyler Hubbard releases his first EP, "Dancin' In The Country."

Kolby Cooper releases "Boy From Anderson County To The Moon" on Broken Bow.

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CD review - Desperate Man While Eric Church has set the bar high with his previous studio albums, "Desperate Man" is right up there with his best and may just be his most accomplished effort to date. Church continues to write memorable songs in a wide variety of styles, and even when he's not singing over country musical elements, his lyrical voice is always undeniably a country one. He also knows how to have a little fun, especially with "Hanging Around," a soulful, funky tune mixing together ...
CD review - Mr. Misunderstood When listeners were introduced to Eric Church on his debut, they heard an artist who could balance strong song writing with a bit of a rebellious edge to the music. The surprise release of his latest continues that tradition, being quietly released to his fan club before even being officially announced. The music, written and recorded over a short period of time with an unheard of fast turnaround, has a raw edge that bridges the gap between radio friendly country music with the more rugged sound ...
CD review - The Outsiders Eric Church looks to take no prisoners on his big and bold - sometimes very dark - sounding fourth studio release. He makes that crystal clear on the cover where he stands flanked by his backing quintet, looking tough, menacing, ready for a rumble with arms hanging down, hiding behind sunglasses. These guys are ready to roll. As in rock and roll, which Church et al cook up with the lead-off title track, an out-and-out rocker with Church laying down his outside the lines credentials. ...

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