Frank Turner Biography
Winchester, ENGLAND-based singer + guitarist & songwriter Frank Turner was born on December 28, 1981. He began his musical venture in the late '90s when he fronted a post-hardcore band, but as a solo artist, Turner focused on Folk Punk-Rock with an acoustic school approach.
Released in early 2007, his debut solo album "Sleep Is For The Week" became an underground success built on the reputation of riveting live shows.
Within the following year, Turner's popularity grew with yet more touring and the release of second album "Love Ire & Song" in March 2008. Around this time his brand of Folk songwriting, catchy melodies and Punk passion had reached the ears of Bad Religion's Brett Gurewitz who signed Frank Turner to his independent label Epitaph Records.
Turner's third studio album, "Poetry Of The Deed", released worldwide in September 2009, saw the artist venture in a more Rock direction recruiting his outstanding band for the recording process.
In June 2011 arrived "England Keep My Bones", it debuted in the U.K. top 20 and peaked at #25 on the U.S. Top Independent Albums list making the album his first that charted internationally. Frank Turner spent the rest of the year and the next on the road, opening for Social Distortion, The Offspring, Dropkick Murphys and The Gaslight Anthem as well as completing a triumphant headline tour.
Frank Turner has a new single out called "Recovery", his first U.S. Alternative Rock top 30 hit which is also the lead track from his fifth album: "Tape Deck Heart".