Riff: Eric Church – “Creepin’”

Dec 19, 2012

Your cocaine kiss and caffeine love/Run under my skin and into my blood

from Creepin' lyrics by Eric Church

“Creepin” is probably a top-40 hit because it has a few mass-appeal country-pop clichés (comparing “your love” to drugs and trains, drowning sorrows in liquor over 80’s drums), but throws in some sweet steel guitar solos and banjo work. Overall – positive shrug. Church’s vox – bleh.

Riff by Karl Ernest

Karl is a Seattle-based musician and writer at SONGLYRICS; a veteran of both east and west-coast scenes, he has performed with the likes of The Ying Yang Twins, David Arquette, Wynton Marsalis, among others. But he's no stranger to seedy dives or house shows, either.

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