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Single Encourages Overcoming Adversity

Attaboy Releases 'Makin' Moves' From Radiate Music, Announces Fall Touring

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NEWS SOURCE: Hoganson Media
September 1, 2023

Leading school assemblies followed by evening, full-production concerts coast-to-coast, Indiana-based pop/rock band Attaboy releases today (Sept. 1) its first new single in four years, “Makin’ Moves,” from Radiate Music. Available now at digital and streaming outlets globally via, the infectious pop track will also land on dance floors, fitness centers and workout playlists along with venues across the country as the band hits multiple states on tour this fall.

Written by Attaboy band members Ryan Payne (vocals/guitar/piano), Jeff Edgel (guitar/piano), Melanie Watson (bass/background vocals) and Christian Watson (drums), “Makin’ Moves” was co-produced by Doug Weier (Anberlin, We Are Leo), who also engineered and mixed the single, and Luke Johns (The Young Escape, Jordan Feliz).

“You might be going through some tough situations, but this song is about proactively overcoming adversity,” shares Payne. “There comes a time when you have to step up and make some moves to make things happen; to show perseverance and determination in order to move forward in spite of the adversity.”

The new single follows Attaboy’s sixth full-length and first Radiate Music album, WILD, that was released in 2019 and features the anti-apathy track “Waking Up.”

Taking its relevant, energic new music, fan favorites and hopeful messages to school assemblies, youth conferences and other events coast-to-coast, Attaboy’s fall 2023 schedule includes stops in New York, Illinois, Connecticut, Indiana, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Tennessee and Arkansas. While the band’s assemblies and youth conference events are generally closed to the public (these dates can be found at, concerts open to the public can be found on the band’s website at

With more new music slated to come out this year, all the latest Attaboy tour and album information can be found on their website and socials, including FacebookTwitterInstagramTikTokApple MusicSpotify and YouTube.

About Attaboy:

Witnessing a ubiquitous longing for authentic social and spiritual connection, Attaboy’s music and message is reaching skeptical ears—feet moving to the beat, voices finding belonging in the harmony and hearts opening, blooming simply through the invitation to hope for something more.

During its school assemblies, the band uniquely combines its energic and relevant music with a positive message for students, sharing personal experiences of taking a stand for what is right and encouraging students to make their own decisions. Topics they cover include not judging others based on appearance, rejecting the negative labels placed by others, making wise decisions and not letting the past define the future.

About Radiate Music:

Founded by Ian Eskelin, Radiate Music launched summer 2015. Eskelin's 20-plus-year resume in the music business, ranging from being a recording artist to a record executive, gives him a unique perspective in partnering with artists who are passionate about impacting culture with music. Eskelin, who has recorded more than 50 Top 10 singles in the United States alone, including 20 No. 1 songs, and whose songs have been licensed for use by ABC, NBC, CBS, ESPN and many feature films, is looking to break additional ground with Radiate. Radiate’s artist roster includes Natasha Owens, JJ Weeks, Justin Warren, Attaboy, About A Mile and Inspiration Worship.


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