On March 12, 2012 Chris Shinn, former lead singer of the band Unified Theory, was revealed to have joined Live when he played with them at a show at the Strand-Capitol Performing Arts Center in York. Live's first major tour with Shinn was as part of the Summerland Tour 2013, playing 35 shows across the US.
The first single from The Turn, "The Way Around Is Through" was released on September 16, 2014. Live have also released full versions of the tracks "Siren's Call", "We Open the Door", "Natural Born Killers" and "Don't Run to Wait" via YouTube, each with an introduction by Chad Taylor.
The music on The Turn is jointly credited to all four members of Live, however none of the three remaining original band members receives a lyric writing credit. Shinn is credited as lyricist on all songs, with producer Jerry Harrison receiving a co-writing credit on seven tracks, his daughter Aishlin on three and songwriter Bruce Wallace on five.