Frank Turner

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Mon March 31, 2014

6:08am

Sun July 14, 2013
Music Interviews

Frank Turner: A Punk Poet With A Confessional Streak

Originally published on Sun July 14, 2013 10:12 am

Frank Turner's new album is Tape Deck Heart.
Brantley Gutierrez Courtesy of the artist

In a review for his last album, NME magazine described British singer-songwriter Frank Turner as "the people's prince of punk poetry." But Turner's lyrics can be quite personal as well. He's got a new album, released this spring, called Tape Deck Heart — and the lead single, "Recovery," is about as confessional as they come.

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6:03am

Sat July 13, 2013
Tiny Desk Concerts

Frank Turner: Tiny Desk Concert

Originally published on Mon December 23, 2013 4:22 pm

Frank Turner performs at a Tiny Desk Concert in June.
Hayley Bartels NPR

Frank Turner writes folk songs that harness the fury of punk and the majesty of Springsteenian rock 'n' roll. But more than anything else, his music is playful: There's conversational wit and bite to Turner's music, even as he's bellowing to the back rows. His songs lose little when you strip away electric instruments and leave the entertainment value to a single skinny, tattooed guy with an acoustic guitar.

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12:52pm

Thu July 11, 2013
World Cafe

Frank Turner On World Cafe

Originally published on Fri September 27, 2013 3:12 pm

Frank Turner.
Tara Novak Courtesy of the artist

Singer-songwriter Frank Turner has a fanatically large following in the U.K. Though he might not be filling large halls in the States quite yet, his American fans are just as dedicated and engaged.

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