Show Dog/UniversalJosh Thompson has been performing songs from his new album, Turn It Up, as an opening act on Justin Moore‘s Off the Beaten Path tour all year long. In fact, the new project was made with his live show in mind.

“The live portion of what I do is so important, and it really makes sense to cut a record not only that’s great lyrically, vibe-y musically, but that translates live,” Josh tells ABC News Radio. “You want people to react and wanna have a good time and jump up and down and pump their fist. So, that’s what this record’s all about.”

Turn It Up is out Tuesday featuring Josh’s recent single, “Cold Beer with Your Name on It.” Go to to see where he’s playing next.

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