Eric Church Reveals ‘Some Of It’ Almost Didn’t Make Make The Cut For His Album

Eric Church’s latest hit, “Some Of It,” is nearing the top of the charts at country radio. The coming-of-age anthem…


Lauren Jo Black

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July 8, 2019


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Eric Church’s latest hit, “Some Of It,” is nearing the top of the charts at country radio. The coming-of-age anthem was an instant hit, but did you know the song almost didn’t make the cut for Church’s record?

The North Carolina native recently revealed that “Some Of It” wasn’t originally included on the Desperate Man track list and that it made its way on there at the last minute.

“It’s just one of those songs that came along at the right time,” Church explains. “And again, it was such a blessing that happened. It wasn’t going to be on the album. It was just one of those freak things that I put it on the album, the last song on the album. The album was done, and all of a sudden it becomes the pillar or one of the pillars on the album.”

Church co-wrote the song alongside Jeff Hyde, Clint Daniels and Bobby Pinson. It’s poised to become his next chart-topping single.

As Church explains, sometimes you just can’t plan for everything. “I think again, you go back to it’s one of the great things about music, is you just never know what’s going to happen until it’s all said and done. You can try to plan all you want to, but you’ll probably not going to figure it out.”

Church recently wrapped his record-setting Double Down Tour. He will enjoy some well-deserved time off the road until mid-September when the tour picks back up in Green Bay, WI.

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Lauren Jo Black, a University of Central Florida graduate, has immersed herself in the world of country music for over 15 years. In 2008, she co-founded CountryMusicIsLove, eventually selling it to a major record label in 2015. Following the rebranding of the website to Sounds Like Nashville, Black served as Editor-in-Chief for two and a half years. Currently, she assumes the role of Editor-in-Chief at Country Now and oversees Country Now’s content and digital footprint. Her extensive experience also encompasses her previous role as a Country Music Expert Writer for and her work being featured on She’s been spotlighted among Country Aircheck’s Women of Influence and received the 2012 Rising Star Award from the University of Central Florida. Black also spent time in front of the camera as host of Country Now Live, which brought live music directly to fans in 2021 when the majority of concerts were halted due to the pandemic. During this time, she hosted 24 weeks of live concerts via Country Now Live on Twitch with special guests such as Lady A, Dierks Bentley, Jordan Davis, Brett Young, and Jon Pardi. Over the course of her career, she has had the privilege of conducting interviews with some of the industry’s most prominent stars, including Reba McEntire, Blake Shelton, Luke Combs, Carrie Underwood, Luke Bryan, Miranda Lambert, Lainey Wilson, and many others. Lauren Jo Black is a longtime member of the Country Music Association and the Academy of Country Music.