Eric Church releases new song, “Monsters”

From the anticipated album, ‘Desperate Man,’ out in October.

Eric Church has put out a new song, “Monsters,” to tease his new album Desperate Man out next month.

Co-written by Church and his bandmate Jeff Hyde, this is the third single off the album, following “Desperate Man” and “Heart Like a Wheel.”

The track uses the image of a child afraid of monsters at bedtime to meditate on life’s real demons. Church’s signature poeticism is on full display here: “The wolf hunts a hungry man and the devil a lonely heart / A minefield of bad decisions lay hidin’ in the dark.”

Ahead of Desperate Man’s release October 5, listen to “Monsters” below:

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