As a fan of Paisley from his teenage years, Lynch immediately signed up for the opportunity to open up for the guitar slinger once he received that special phone call. Rather than skip out on the relaxation period after his own performance, the “Seein’ Red” singer specifically spends time watching every move of Paisley’s concerts to figure out the keys to a long-lasting career.
What Lynch has come to a conclusion about, though, is how energetic and into the music Paisley is after a couple decades in the business.
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“You know, what have I learned from his show? 20 years later you can still have as much fun as I’m having right now. That’s so inspiring to me,” Lynch explained to Sounds Like Nashville and other media outlets during a recent No. 1 party.
Lynch also looks up to Paisley for his guitar skills, in which Paisley practices nightly thanks to his loaded-up setlists. He inspires Lynch to do the same, no matter how many times he’s played the song in his entire career and that’s what Lynch plans to do for as long as he can.
“Also, he’s still nerd-ing out over guitars and amps and how can we make this part better? So, he’s still trying to put on, each night, he’s tweaking the set list and adding this and adding that. It’s fun to see a guy still have fun with it and be challenged by what we do and not just go through the motions. That’s what’s exciting,” Lynch said of Paisley’s attitude toward his shows.
Lynch’s current single, “I’d Be Jealous Too,” continues to climb the charts on country radio.