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Josh Thompson releases new single

Thursday, November 17, 2011 – Josh Thompson released Comin' Around as the lead single from his second studio album, due out next year.

Thompson teamed up with Kendell Marvel and Rodney Clawson to pen the song, which offers an introspective look at how growing up can sometimes draw people back to the places and things they once turned away from.

"For me, the point of this song is to be able to look back and see how you've grown and where you're going," said Thompson. "It's part of finding that line where you go, 'OK, it's time to get my life together.' I've definitely had moments like that in my life, and think my fans will be able to relate to that."

Thompson is currently in the studio putting the finishing touches on his RCA Nashville disc for which he wrote every song. He is currently out with headliner Luke Bryan for "CMT On Tour." The 20-city tour concludes this weekend with stops in Southaven, Miss. (Nov. 17), Auburn, Ala. (Nov. 18) and Monroe, La. (Nov. 19).

Thompson's debut, "Way Out Here," debuted in the Top 10 on Billboard's Top Country Albums Chart. Thompson wrote or co-wrote all 10 tracks including hits Won't Be Lonely Long, Way Out Here and Beer On The Table.

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Josh Thompson's sophomore release, "Turn It Up" is his first on Toby Keith's Show Dog label. It seems to be a good match because both artists are cut from the same cloth. Thompson is also known as a champion of the everyman. Turns out they both have the same tendency to go over the top. Thompson excessively showcases the blue collar lifestyle the way Keith champions patriotism. In fact, eight of the 10 tracks involve drinking, some with unsubtle titles like "Drink, »»»
Way Out Here CD review - Way Out Here
On his debut, Josh Thompson shows he is capable of writing songs in his own voice even while sometimes bowing to the wishes of Nashville radio programmers. On his hit, Beer on the Table, Thompson sings of being a hard working everyman who breaks his back all week for the chance to blow off steam with some brews on the weekend. Throw in some banjo laced electric guitar hooks and a sing-along friendly chorus, and you have a radio ready country/pop song. In contrast, You Ain't Seen Country Yet »»»
Editorial: Walking the talk – When names like Hank Williams, Johnny Cash, Waylon and the Hag are invoked, you're talking hard core country. These are the touchstones of country , the guys who made country music what it was and still is (or maybe can be). When these folks would sing about being down-and-out and the rough-and-tumble, they knew of what they were singing about. Fast forward a few years to the country singers of today. »»»
Concert Review: Carlile warms hearts with empathetic thoughts – Brandi Carlile, dressed festively with a Santa hat, began her mid-week concert set with Joni Mitchell's "River" and closed with the carol "O Holy Night." In between, she sang about an equal measure of old and new songs. And on this first night of a short acoustic tour, Carlile was both in fine spirits and voice.... »»»
Concert Review: Daniels wears out bows, but music endures – After each of the first few songs Charlie Daniels played, his 'fiddle tech (?)' exchanged his bow. Is this because he was playing particularly hard? Perhaps. Whatever the case, Daniels and his five-piece band clearly appeared to be giving it their all during the act's hour-and-a-half set. As it is the Christmas month, Daniels sang a... »»»
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