Eric Church has released his new single "Like a Wrecking Ball," and the singer isn't being shy about the song's subject matter.

"It's about ... It's about sex," Church says in the video above, taken at a February 2014 show at Joe's Bar in Chicago, before playing the tune. "I've never been a big fan of being cute and using a lot of innuendo. I think if you're talking about sex, you should just talk about sex."

It's obvious from the song's lyrics that Church isn't worried about hiding what "Like a Wrecking Ball" is about: "That whole house is gonna be shakin’ / I hope those bricks and boards can take it," he sings. "But I won’t be surprised / If the whole damn place just falls / Wanna rock you, baby, like a wrecking ball.” But even if it makes some fans uncomfortable, the acoustic tune offers a nice change of pace from Church's rock-based songs.

Church co-wrote the track with Casey Beathard, who contributed to a number of other songs on The Outsiders, including "That's Damn Rock & Roll," "Devil, Devil (Prelude: Princess of Darkness)," "The Joint" and the album's title track. The singer notes that listening to his latest record, in order, is key.

“For me, The Outsiders is almost a concept album. It doesn’t really work when you start pulling songs out of it,” Church says. “It’s not the same listening experience."

Church is currently touring the U.S. and Canada on his Outsiders World Tour. His wife Katherine gave birth to the couple's second son, Tennessee Hawkins Church, on Feb. 15.

The Outsiders is available for download via Amazon and iTunes.

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