The Creative Process Podcast – Ep. 4: Frank Turner

Frank Turner

A founding member of post hardcore group Million Dead, Frank Turner turned his hand to a more confessional acoustic singer / songwriter style after their demise. Fast forward just over ten years and he has released six albums, played the Olympics, and, with the wit and earnestness of his lyrics, become a bastion of singular songwriting. We spoke to Frank recently about his aim to experiment on his next album, his favourite lyricists, and growing up but not growing old.

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Show notes

Neil Young
“My gut has got me to the place I am”
“A change feels right”
Ghost Town
Bob Dylan vs Phil Ochs
Confessional to social / political
“The smarter you are, the less sure of your opinions you are”
Adam Duritz
Arab Strap
The Weakerthans
“I think that song writing should be a bold enough artform to sustain a conversation about adult themes”

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