Song Review: Eric Church – “Some Of It”

The short version: “Some Of It” is intentionally simple, and that just may be its greatest asset. Writers: Eric Church, Jeff Hyde, Clint Daniels, Bobby Pinson Rating: 7/10 The long version: The thing with Eric Church is that, while he will occasionally stretch his wings into new territory (like his last single, “Desperate Man”), he’ll… Read More Song Review: Eric Church – “Some Of It”

The Musical Divide’s Honorable Mentions For Best Albums Of 2018

Considering The Musical Divide operates mostly as a review outlet, I take a lot of pride in the amount of music covered here. While some may understandably see this extra addition to the albums list as overkill, it’s mostly a testament to how much good music I still couldn’t fit into the actual list no… Read More The Musical Divide’s Honorable Mentions For Best Albums Of 2018

The Musical Divide’s Top 50 Songs Of 2018 (Part One)

The Musical Divide’s third list of five launches today. While crafting an artistic statement in the form of an album is important, crafting an excellent song is arguably harder. Albums give artists an average of half an hour to an hour (typically) to win you over. Meanwhile, songs have to do the same job within… Read More The Musical Divide’s Top 50 Songs Of 2018 (Part One)

Album Review: Eric Church – ‘Desperate Man’

This article originally appeared in Niagara Wire.  Eric Church has never been content with making the same album twice. From the beginning of his career, Church has shown the marks of someone who does it his own way. His new album that released Oct. 5, Desperate Man, shows Church marrying his simpler side evident on earlier… Read More Album Review: Eric Church – ‘Desperate Man’

Song Review: Eric Church – “Desperate Man”

  Whether you love, hate, like or dislike Eric Church, it’s hard not to see him as one of country music’s most interesting figures right now. Thankfully, that comment doesn’t even just extend toward the external comments he makes in the rare interviews he gives. His music speaks for itself. 2015’s Mr. Misunderstood was one of his… Read More Song Review: Eric Church – “Desperate Man”