Eric Church released two new songs including “Lynyrd Skynyrd Jones” and “Lone Wolf” on Friday (Feb. 5), from his upcoming triple album, Heart & Soul.
“Lynyrd Skynyrd Jones” was co-written Case Beathard and is available for the entire world to hear and is a cut from the Soul record.
During the chorus of the song he sings, “Lynyrd Skynyrd Jones / Hailed from Gadsden, Alabama / Born to carry on / Who his mama was a fan of / Don’t ask me no questions / And I won’t tell you no lies / That’s what she always told him / Right up till the day she died.”
While “Lone Wolf” was co-written Church alongside Jeff Hyde, Ryan Tyndell and is a cut from the exclusive fan club, The Church Choir, cut, &.
During the chorus of the song he sings, “Now this lone wolf is done runnin’ down the moon / In the daylight dark of the night this heart is howlin’ for you / Yeah, this lone wolf ain’t lonely anymore / ‘Cause you weren’t afraid to reach out and save a lone wolf at your door.”
The two new songs follow the release of his single “Heart On Fire” from the album, Heart.
Heart will release on April 16, & on April 20 and Soul on April 23. & will be available on vinyl exclusively for Church Choir members. Heart & Soul are the follow-up albums to Church’s 2018 release of Desperate Man.
Heart & Soul is a 24-track collection that features an elite list of songwriters who joined Church on his secluded songwriting marathon and recording sessions. The album was produced by his longtime producer Jay Joyce and backing vocalist Joanna Cotten, as well as his touring band who played alongside some of Nashville’s most talented studio musicians on the album.