Frank Turner

Born 28 December 1981.
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Frank Turner - Reading Festival highlights

Highlights of Frank Turner's Main stage set at Reading Festival 2013

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Frank Turner (born 28 December 1981) is an English folk/punk singer-songwriter from Meonstoke, Hampshire. Initially the vocalist of post-hardcore band Million Dead, Turner embarked upon a primarily acoustic-based solo career following the band's split in 2005. Both in the studio and during live performances, Turner is accompanied by his backing band, The Sleeping Souls, which consists of Ben Lloyd (guitar, mandolin), Tarrant Anderson (bass), Matt Nasir (piano) and Nigel Powell (drums).

To date, Turner has released five solo albums, two rarities compilation albums, one split album and five EPs. Turner's fifth studio album, Tape Deck Heart was released on 22 April 2013.

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BBC Reviews

  1. Review of England Keep My Bones

    England Keep My Bones 2011

    Reviewed by Ian Winwood
    Albion’s own hardcore troubadour goes from strength to strength.
  2. Review of Poetry Of The Deed

    Poetry Of The Deed 2009

    Reviewed by Stephanie Burkett
    Balancing plaintive melodies, heartfelt lyrics and rousing fist-in-the-air punk rock.
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