Eric Church Debuts New Song ‘Old Testament Me’ for Fan Club [Watch]
Eric Church treated fans to a brand new song at his fan party during 2017 CMA Fest on June 9. The track, titled "Old Testament Me," has Church discussing what the Bible taught him as a young child.
In the song he explains how when he turns the other cheek, it isn't a sign of weakness, it's a sign of one's strength, according to the Bible.
“Yeah, I’ll never forget the way it felt / Being disciplined by the Bible Belt,” Church sings on the song. “If it were up to me, what I would do / Is treat ’em eye for eye and tooth for tooth.”
The slowed acoustic number has Church crooning about attempting to learn to love instead of hate. Seated on a stool alone with his guitar, the singer gives fans an up close view of his brand new song.
“Matthew, Mark, Luke and John / I did what you’re teaching / But if the world thinks when I turn the other cheek / That it’s a sign of weakness / Then you ain’t gonna like what you see / From Old Testament me,” Church sings in the "Old Testament Me" chorus.
The star went on to perform on the main stage, Nissan Stadium, at the 2017 CMA Music Festival later that night. For that set, nearly 60,000 country fans gathered as part of the annual festival.
Over the weekend, it was announced that Church will serve as headliner at the 2018 Taste of Country Music Festival. He recently wrapped his Holdin' My Own Tour at Nashville's Bridgestone Arena to a record-breaking number of concertgoers, beating the previous count held by Bon Jovi.
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