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Church continues with best selling country CD

Wednesday, August 10, 2011 – Adele reclaimed the title of top selling CD in the U.S. with "21," meaning that Eric Church's "Chief" was knocked out of the top spot. The CD sold 53,000 units, down 63 percent, but still good for second overall. Trace Adkins was third on the overall chart with "Proud to Be Here," selling 47,000 units.

Jason Aldean was sixth with "My Kinda Party," up 2, selling 41,000 units, down 1 percent. Black Shelton was in 10th with "Red River Blues," selling 26,000 units, down17 percent. The official charts are out Thursday.

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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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