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Eric Church entices country fans with unique videos, mature sound | Reuters

NASHVILLE, Tenn., Jan 31 (Reuters) - Despite having more than 2.7 million Facebook fans and over a million Twitter followers, country music singer Eric Church is not a fan of social media.<p>“I’ve never tweeted and I never will. I’m not on Facebook and I never will be,” said Church during an interview …

First Listen: Eric Church, 'The Outsiders'

Eric Church was surely aware that he was cribbing from one of America's most beloved young-adult novels when he called his fourth full-length album <i>The Outsiders</i>. The title song opens the record with lines that could have been ripped from the jacket copy of S.E. Hinton's classic heartland/gangland …

Eric Church's Heavy Trip

"I don't know how people are going to take it," Eric Church says in his twangy Carolina drawl. The 36-year-old singer-guitarist looks a little bleary …

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Album of the week: Eric Church's 'The Outsiders'

His sound is unlike anything in country music.<p>Give Eric Church this: Whether he's marveling at a woman who'd love a man with a self-destructive streak, snarling through an AC/DC-cum-Rolling Stones barnburner or starting a three-part song cycle with a poem comparing the city where he lives to the …

Hangin' Tuff: Eric Church Takes A Chance On 'The Outsiders'

Eric Church is working on a level that few other country artists of his generation can touch. Now, one of the things I mean by that is that Church is willing to take big chances such as "The Outsiders," the title track from his fourth album, and clearly a manifesto he's proud of. The composition is …

Eric Church looks inward on 'Outsiders'

Eric Church is one of the few country artists to play Lollapalooza. The singer-songwriter appeals to fans on both sides of the fence.<p>"I love situations like that," Church says, talking about his appearance last summer at the music festival in Grant Park. "It shows where we're at in this day and …

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Church in the Wild

Why self-proclaimed country outsider Eric Church is secretly the savior of a long-dead brand of rock and roll<p>Whatever the opposite of trolling is, …

Eric Church gets 'back out there' with 'The Outsiders'

Eric Church's new album is called "The Outsiders," but he sure didn't look like one during a visit this week to Hollywood.<p>Sitting in a chauffeured SUV, the country singer watched as paparazzi snapped photos of his arrival Monday afternoon for a taping at "Jimmy Kimmel Live." A bottle of his …

Eric Church and Dierks Bentley, country singers excelling outside the bro zone

If you want to hear Eric Church talk the talk, cue up “The Outsiders.”<p>The title track from his latest album is a rock-and-roll sing-along about life as a Nashville tough guy, saturated with misguided testosterone and the kind of riffs you can hear free of charge at your local Guitar Center. …