Watch Eric Church’s Music Video for ‘Mr. Misunderstood’


By Amanda Wicks for Radio.com

Eric Church surprised fans with the release of a brand new album Mr. Misunderstood he follows that release with a music video for the title track.

Related: Eric Church Drops Surprise Album ‘Mr. Misunderstood’

The video cuts between a nerdy teenager sitting in the back of a classroom, and Church, wearing sunglasses and playing guitar, sitting in the very same spot. The teenager is less a younger version of Church than a representation of oddballs everywhere. “Hey there, weird kid in your high-top shoes / Sitting in the back of the class; I was just like you,” Church sings.

Listing a range of influences, including Elvis Costello and Jeff Tweedy, Church suggests that listening to non-mainstream music made him “Mr. Misunderstood,” influencing the musician he would become while making it difficult to get through those key years where conformity seemed closer to a survival skill.

Still, all’s well that end’s well, as Church and his band teach the teenager how to play guitar and take him along to one of their gigs. It’s no surprise, then, when the teenager ends up replacing Church at the end, fronting the band and taking his place in the spotlight.

 

Comments

Leave a Reply

Please log in using one of these methods to post your comment:

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

More From 99.5 WYCD Detroit's Best Country

Guide: Little Caesars Arena Concert ScheduleMany of the top names in music have already booked dates at the new arena. Here are the music events booked at the arena so far.
Here’s What You Should Know About Little Caesars ArenaIf you are heading to Little Caesars Arena, you will want to bookmark this page.

Listen Live