Editors’ Notes First offered to fans as a surprise release through the mail, Church’s fifth album is an about-face from the bombastic explorations of 2014’s The Outsiders toward the kind of big, bittersweet country-rock that made ballads like “Springsteen” instant classics. Produced by longtime collaborator Jay Joyce (whose credits include Little Big Town and Carrie Underwood), Mr. Misunderstood is a hearty—and heartfelt—album, opening with a portrait of a good-natured outlaw who defies convention just by being himself (“Mr. Misunderstood”) and ending with a litany of lessons from a three-year-old boy, chief among them the importance of admitting when you’re wrong.

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Mr. Misunderstood
1
5:18
 
Mistress Named Music
2
5:22
 
Chattanooga Lucy
3
3:23
 
Mixed Drinks About Feelings (feat. Susan Tedeschi)
4
2:59
 
Knives of New Orleans
5
4:02
 
Round Here Buzz
6
3:34
 
Kill a Word
7
3:19
 
Holdin' My Own
8
3:56
 
Record Year
9
2:59
 
Three Year Old
10
3:44
 

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