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5 Years Ago Today: Eric Church Surprises Everyone With His 'Mr. Misunderstood' Album

5 Years Ago Today: Eric Church Surprises Everyone With His 'Mr. Misunderstood' Album

Kevin Winter, Getty Images In 2007, the rock band Radiohead dropped their In Rainbows album with no pre-promotion. Widely considered the first surprise-released album, it's been followed by surprise drops from Beyonce and others — but it took eight years for a country artist to try the tactic. On Nov. 3, 2015, members of Eric Church's fan club, the Church Choir, began receiving...

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