Hell on the Heart

Album: Carolina (2009)
Charted: 67
  • This song is the second single from Country music artist Eric Church's sophomore album, Carolina, which he describes as "introspective." He penned the song with Deric Ruttan and Jeremy Spillman.
  • This song is about a girl whom the male narrator knows and he warns his friend that she is "heaven on the eyes / but boy, she's hell on the heart." Church told The Tennessean the lyrics are based on a true story. He explained: "I come from a small town, and in a small town the same four or five guys at some point in time will end up with the same four or five girls. There was one girl, she burned through all of us."

Comments

Be the first to comment...

Dave MasonSongwriter Interviews

Dave reveals the inspiration for "Feelin' Alright" and explains how the first song he ever wrote became the biggest hit for his band Traffic.

Famous Singers' First FilmsSong Writing

A look at the good (Diana Ross, Eminem), the bad (Madonna, Bob Dylan) and the peculiar (David Bowie, Michael Jackson) film debuts of superstar singers.

Van Dyke ParksSongwriter Interviews

U2, Carly Simon, Joanna Newsom, Brian Wilson and Fiona Apple have all gone to Van Dyke Parks to make their songs exceptional.

Glen Phillips of Toad the Wet SprocketSongwriter Interviews

The "All I Want" singer went through a long depression, playing some shows when he didn't want to be alive.

Harold Brown of WarSongwriter Interviews

A founding member of the band War, Harold gives a first-person account of one of the most important periods in music history.

Martyn Ware of Heaven 17Songwriter Interviews

Martyn talks about producing Tina Turner, some Heaven 17 hits, and his work with the British Electric Foundation.