Sinners Like Me

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Sinners Like Me
Studio album by Eric Church
Released July 18, 2006 (2006-07-18)
Recorded 2005-2006
Genre Country
Length 47:05
Label Capitol Nashville
Producer Jay Joyce
Eric Church chronology
Sinners Like Me
Singles from Sinners Like Me
  1. "How 'Bout You"
    Released: January 30, 2006
  2. "Two Pink Lines"
    Released: August 28, 2006
  3. "Guys Like Me"
    Released: January 22, 2007
  4. "Sinners Like Me"
    Released: September 10, 2007
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
AllMusic 4/5 stars[1]
Country Standard Time [2]
Slant Magazine 2.5/5 stars[3]

Sinners Like Me is the debut album from country music artist Eric Church. Singles released from the album include "How 'Bout You", "Two Pink Lines", "Guys Like Me", and the title track, which respectively reached No. 14, No. 19, No. 17 and No. 51 on the Hot Country Songs charts. Although not released as a single, the track "Lightning" was made into a music video, which aired on the networks CMT and GAC. As of November 29, 2013, the album has sold 590,000 copies in the US.[4]

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "Before She Does"   Trent Willmon, Eric Church, Jeremy Spillman 3:19
2. "Sinners Like Me"   E. Church, Spillman 3:52
3. "How 'Bout You"   Brett Beavers, E. Church, Brandon Church 3:49
4. "These Boots"   Michael P. Heeney, E. Church 3:48
5. "What I Almost Was"   Heeney, E. Church 3:21
6. "The Hard Way"   Heeney, E. Church, Casey Beathard 3:32
7. "Guys Like Me"   Deric Ruttan, E. Church 3:11
8. "Lightning"   E. Church 5:14
9. "Can't Take It with You"   Marla Cannon-Goodman, Beathard, E. Church 4:24
10. "Pledge Allegiance to the Hag" (featuring Merle Haggard) Beavers, E. Church 4:25
11. "Two Pink Lines"   Victoria Shaw, E. Church 3:27
12. "Livin' Part of Life"   Liz Rose, Walt Wilkins, E. Church 4:29
Total length:

Chart performance[edit]


Chart (2006) Peak
US Billboard 200[5] 29
US Top Country Albums (Billboard)[6] 7


Year Single Peak chart
US Country US
2006 "How 'Bout You" 14 85
"Two Pink Lines" 19
2007 "Guys Like Me" 17 99
"Sinners Like Me" 51
"—" denotes releases that did not chart


Region Certification
United States (RIAA)[7] Gold


  1. ^ Sterling, Todd. "Sinners Like Me review". AllMusic. All Media Network. Retrieved July 3, 2011. 
  2. ^ Remz, Jeffrey B. "Eric Church - Sinners Like Me". Country Standard Time. Retrieved July 3, 2011. 
  3. ^ Keefe, Jonathan. "Eric Church: Sinners Like Me". Slant Magazine. Retrieved July 3, 2011. 
  4. ^ Price, Deborah Evans (November 29, 2013). "Eric Church: The Billboard Cover Story". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved December 3, 2013. 
  5. ^ "Eric Church – Chart History: The Billboard 200". Billboard (Prometheus Global Media). Retrieved July 11, 2014. 
  6. ^ "Eric Church – Chart History: Top Country Albums". Billboard (Prometheus Global Media). Retrieved July 11, 2014. 
  7. ^ "American album certifications – Eric Church – Sinners Like Me". Recording Industry Association of America.  If necessary, click Advanced, then click Format, then select Album, then click SEARCH

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