Eric Church - Did You Know?

Eric Church - Did You Know?April 11, 2019

Music facts, music trivia, interesting stories and much more. Introducing the "Did You Know" page about American country music singer and songwriter, Eric Church.




Eric Church (full name: Kenneth Eric Church) is an American country music singer and songwriter.

Eric Church began writing songs of his own at the age of 13, later teaching himself to play the guitar. Church started playing gigs at a local bar in his native North Carolina during his senior year in high school.

While attending college at Appalachian State, Eric formed a band, The Mountain Boys, that played around Western North Carolina. The band consisted of Curch's brother, his college roommate, and a fellow guitarist.

In 2001, Eric Church decided to move to Nashville, with his sights set on being a songwriter, and earned a publishing deal with Sony/ATV Tree. He never planned to be an artist, but when people liked his songs, Church started thinking about becoming a singer.

Overall since 2005, Church has released 6 studio albums through Capitol Nashville. His 2006 debut album, Sinners Like Me, produced three singles on the Billboard country charts including the top 20 hits "Guys Like Me", "How 'Bout You" and "Two Pink Lines."

Church's second album, Carolina, that was released in 2009 produced three more singles and his first top 10 hits, "Love Your Love the Most" and "Hell on the Heart". His 2011 album, Chief, gave him his first No.1 album and his first two No.1 singles, "Drink in My Hand" and "Springsteen", and the hits "Creepin'", "Homeboyand "Like Jesus Does".

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