Frank Turner album + tour news

2011-02-24 by Dr Dave De Sylvia STAFF | 26 Comments
English folk/punk rocker Frank Turner will release his fourth solo album England Keep My Bones on June 6.

The album features guest appearances from ex-Hold Steady keyboardist Franz Nicolay, folk singers Emily Barker and Chris T-T, and Unbelievable Truth's Andy Yorke.

Turner said: "I can't wait to get this record out there. The new songs have been going down really well live, but I think that when people hear the studio versions they're going to go nuts. I think it's the strongest set of material I've had on one record."

Turner has scheduled a string of acoustic dates throughout May in anticipation of the release and will tour the UK festival circuit in the summer, including a headlining spot on the third stage at Download on June 12.

Tour Schedule:

May:
9 Stockton ARC
10 Dundee Doghouse
11 Dunfermline, PJ Molloys
12 Brighton Coalition
13 Nottingham Rescue Rooms
14 Lancaster Library
15 Chester Telfords Warehouse
16 Leeds Brudenell Social Club
18 Manchester Night & Day
19 Liverpool Cathedral Crypt
20 Stoke Sugarmill
22 Wolverhampton Slade Room
23 Gloucester Guidhall
24 Bristol St Georges Church
25 Bath Komedia
26 Kingston Hippodrome (New Slang)
27 Cambridge St Pauls Church
28 Norwich Play Festival
29 Portsmouth Wedgewood Rooms
30 Winchester Railway

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mvood
February 24th 2011
818 Comments


I preffered him in Million Dead.

Kris.
February 24th 2011
12763 Comments


will rule

Blaizend
February 24th 2011
647 Comments


going to the nottingham show

CrisStyles
February 24th 2011
770 Comments


Looking forward to this.

DoubtGin
February 24th 2011
6766 Comments


"I think it's the strongest set of material I've had on one record"

Love, Ire & Song, bro.

adkymo
February 24th 2011
162 Comments


hoping to go to the manchester show.

bodiesinflight57
February 24th 2011
870 Comments


will be going to some combination of:
kingston + cambridge + portsmouth + winchester

Alucard125
February 24th 2011
540 Comments


Norwich two times in two years, nice.

Digging: Isis - Wavering Radiant

Fugue
February 24th 2011
7368 Comments


29 Portsmouth Wedgewood Rooms

Hello.

Sanders
February 24th 2011
2396 Comments


Don't know if you know Dave, but he's started adding some US/Canada dates too.

couldwinarabbit
February 24th 2011
6996 Comments


YES TORONTO!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

mitch91
February 24th 2011
416 Comments


I've always questioned the consistency of all 3 of his albums. Don't get me wrong, the good songs are amazing and fill most of the album, but there's always 2 or 3 mediocre/filler tracks. I don't get all the love for LI&S though- Imperfect Tense is pretty poor and Jet Lag is really bad (in my opinion).

Athom
Emeritus
February 24th 2011
17240 Comments


I love Jet Lag...

Knott-
Emeritus
February 24th 2011
10198 Comments


yeah soz mitch yr opinion is wrong man js

NorwichScene
February 24th 2011
1667 Comments


28th Norwich w00t!!!!

Digging: GUNSHIP - GUNSHIP

mallen-
February 24th 2011
1236 Comments


I don't know how anyone could hate Jet Lag...one of his best songs imo


Excited for the album, but I hope it's a little better than Poetry of the Deed

couldwinarabbit
February 24th 2011
6996 Comments


Jet lag is in his top 10 maybe top 5.

bungy
February 24th 2011
8956 Comments


My favorite artists keep skipping Seattle GOODDDAMMMIIITTTT

ConsiderPhlebas
February 24th 2011
6157 Comments


Jet Lag is great. Not holding out much hope for this, though.

CreamCrazy
February 24th 2011
725 Comments


Can't wait for that album, will hope to get it on release day after my exam

vanderb0b
February 24th 2011
3473 Comments


Great news, really looking forward to this.

Blackbelt54
February 25th 2011
4276 Comments


awesome

defjaw83
February 25th 2011
1795 Comments


gonna rule

Keasbey
February 25th 2011
259 Comments


looking forward to this. really hope it doesn't disappoint.

guitarplaya91
February 25th 2011
485 Comments


Imperfect Tense is exceptional. But it is the least exceptional on that album.

wabbit
April 13th 2011
7057 Comments


and on the worst days
when it feels like life weighs
10 thousand tonnes

i sleep with my passport
one eye on the back door
so i can always run



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