Punching Bag (album)

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Punching Bag
Studio album by Josh Turner
Released June 12, 2012 (2012-06-12)
Genre Country
Length 40:54
Label MCA Nashville
Producer Frank Rogers
Josh Turner chronology
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(2011)
Punching Bag
(2012)
Singles from Punching Bag
  1. "Time Is Love"
    Released: January 9, 2012
  2. "Find Me a Baby"
    Released: October 15, 2012
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 2.5/5 stars[1]
Taste of Country 3/5 stars[2]

Punching Bag is the fifth studio album by American country music artist Josh Turner. It was released on June 12, 2012 via MCA Nashville.[3] Turner co-wrote eight of the album's eleven tracks.[4] The album's second single "Find Me a Baby" released to country radio on October 15, 2012, but it failed to make the top 40.

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "Introduction" (by Michael Buffer)   0:36
2. "Punching Bag"   Pat McLaughlin, Josh Turner 3:39
3. "Time Is Love"   Tony Martin, Mark Nesler, Tom Shapiro 3:21
4. "Deeper Than My Love"   Lee Thomas Miller, Chris Stapleton 3:17
5. "Good Problem"   Mark Narmore, Turner 3:08
6. "Cold Shoulder"   Narmore, Turner 3:59
7. "Find Me a Baby"   Frank Rogers, Turner 3:38
8. "Whatcha Reckon"   Ben Hayslip, Turner 3:24
9. "Pallbearer" (featuring Iris DeMent and Marty Stuart) Turner 4:34
10. "For the Love of God" (featuring Ricky Skaggs) Turner 4:07
11. "I Was There"   Monty Criswell, Tim Mensy 3:54
12. "Left Hand Man"   Hayslip, Turner 3:17
Total length:
40:54

Chart performance[edit]

Album[edit]

Chart (2012) Peak
position
US Billboard 200[5] 4
US Billboard Top Country Albums[5] 1

Singles[edit]

Year Single Peak chart positions
US Country US Country Airplay US CAN
2012 "Time Is Love" 2 44 92
"Find Me a Baby" 42
"—" denotes releases that did not chart
Preceded by
Thirty Miles West by Alan Jackson
Top Country Albums number-one album
June 30, 2012
Succeeded by
Welcome to the Fishbowl by Kenny Chesney

References[edit]

  1. ^ Erlewine, Stephen Thomas. "Punching Bag review". Allmusic. Retrieved June 12, 2012. 
  2. ^ Dukes, Billy. "Josh Turner, ‘Punching Bag’ – Album Review". Taste of Country. Retrieved July 1, 2012. 
  3. ^ Conaway, Alanna (April 14, 2012). "Josh Turner to Release New ‘Punching Bag’ Album on June 12". Taste of Country. Retrieved June 8, 2012. 
  4. ^ Betts, Stephen L. (April 12, 2012). "Josh Turner, 'Punching Bag' Hits Stores June 12". The Boot. Retrieved June 8, 2012. 
  5. ^ a b "Chart listing for Punching Bag". Billboard. Retrieved June 21, 2012.