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Frank Turner - Announces Full UK Tour After Headlining a Sold Out Wembley Arena
16.04.2012
Frank Turner - Announces Full UK Tour After Headlining a Sold Out Wembley Arena
Following last Friday’s massive sold out headline show at London Wembley Arena; Frank Turner will embark on a full 18 date UK tour in November and December. To coincide with Record Store Day on 21st April Frank has also released a specially limited edition 7’ vinyl of his new AA single ‘I Still Believe’ and ‘Somebody To Love’. 

Frank Turner has had an exceptional couple of years; a huge sold out 2011 UK tour culminating at Hammersmith Apollo, Main Stage sets at Reading and Leeds, winning two AIM Awards for Best Live Act and Hardest Working Act, a top 12 album ‘England Keep My Bones’ and his biggest headline show at Wembley Arena. 

This year also saw general release of Frank’s ‘Second Three Years’ - a collection of live tracks, sessions, cover versions, b-sides and lost songs from the past three years. The collection features live recordings of the traditional folk song ‘Barbara Allen’ from Shepherd’s Bush and the show-stopping ‘Father’s Day’ from Union Chapel both in 2009; covers versions of Springsteen, Nirvana, NOFX and Flanders & Swann to name a few as well as session tracks from Radio 1 and the bonus tracks featured on the limited deluxe edition of ‘England Keep My Bones’.

Incredibly limited double AA sided coloured vinyl 7” featuring
A: I Still Believe and AA: Somebody To Love available only on RECORD STORE DAY 21st April. Available digitally from 30th April (both on Xtra Mile Recordings).

This new tour see Frank go to all corners of the UK, with special guests to be announced soon. It’s going to be a corker!

NOVEMBER 2012
SUN 11 NOTTINGHAM ROCK CITY - 0845 413 4444
MON 12 LEEDS O2 ACADEMY - 0844 477 2000
TUE 13  LIVERPOOL O2 ACADEMY - 0844 477 2000*
WED 14 SWANSEA BRANRYWN HALL
THU 15  READING HEXAGON - 0118 960 6060
SAT 17   NEWCASTLE O2 ACADEMY - 0844 477 2000*
SUN 18 EDINBURGH HMV PICTURE HOUSE - 0844 499 9990
MON 19 SHEFFIELD O2 ACADEMY - 0844 477 2000*
TUE 20  NORWICH OPEN- 01603 763 111*
THU 22  MARGATE WINTER GARDENS - 01843 292 795
FRI 23 WOLVERHAMPTON CIVIC HALL - 0870 320 7000
SAT 24 LEAMINGTON SPA ASSEMBLY - 0844 854 1358*
SUN 25 LINCOLN ENGINE SHED - 0844 888 8766*
MON 26 OXFORD O2 ACADEMY - 0844 477 2000
WED 28 BRIGHTON CORN EXCHANGE - 01273 709 709
THU 29  SOUTHAMPTON GUILDHALL - 023 8063 2601
FRI 30 TRURO HALL FOR CORNWALL - 01872 262 466
DECEMBER 2012
SAT 01   BATH PAVILION - 01225 330 304*

Tickets go onsale Friday 20th April at 9am on the Xtra Mile store

http://www.xtramilerecordings.com/Tickets.aspx

http://www.gigsandtours.com/?a=frank+turner&site=frankturner


Incredibly limited double AA sided coloured vinyl 7” featuring
A: I Still Believe and AA: Somebody To Love available only on RECORD STORE DAY 21st April. Available digitally from 30th April (both on Xtra Mile Recordings).

Live reviews from 2011 headline tour:
“The singer-songwriter is finally graduating from a cult concern to a mainstream success.” Evening Standard 4/5
“For singer soon to headline Wembley Arena, Frank Turner has remained remarkably under the radar. That, you suspect is where the 29-year-old from Hampshire would be happy to stay. His fans, however are having none of it.” Times 4/5
“…the former Million Dead frontman turned rabble rousing solo singer songwriter inspires overhead handclaps and massed chants to every single song, and a phenomenal atmosphere of togetherness and unity.” Independent on Sunday

Reviews of ‘England Keep My Bones’:
“Turner proves himself an accomplished and impassioned storyteller. Stirring stuff.” Q 4 stars
"a fearless venture for an artist with something interesting to say" 8/10 NME
"The wonderfully titled England Keep My Bones' features some of the finest songs Frank has yet written." 4/5 Kerrang!
"One of the UK's greatest songwriting talents...these songs will be soundtracking many of our lives for years to come." Rocksound 9/10
"The high priest of protest song sings on." Evening Standard 3/5
"Four albums into his solo career..."folk punk" man looks poised for a breakout beyond his loyal following." Observer
"this is an exuberant yet quietly sophisticated triumph" BBC online

www.frank-turner.com

www.xtramilerecordings.com

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