Frank Turner performs live in The Current studios

Frank Turner performs a striped-down, acoustic version of "Recovery" live in the studios of 89.3 The Current. (MPR / Nate Ryan)
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Frank Turner - Recovery
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  • Frank Turner - Recovery 03:32
  • Frank Turner - The Way I Tend To Be 03:34
  • Frank Turner - Live and Let Die 02:44
  • Frank Turner In-studio 24:31

Folk singer-songwriter Frank Turner refreshed his musical palate when his band Million Dead and the post-hardcore music scene got purposely complicated. "The discovery for me was that you could be intense without having to scream at people," says Turner. Simply playing C, G and D was revolutionary to him.

Listen to the whole in-studio session to hear Mary Lucia chat with Frank about what band got him through boarding school with a certain royal prince, what a eucalyptus smelling Koala has to do with the "The Way I Tend To Be" single and what it was like performing with The Hold Steady at the Toronto Urban Roots Festival.

Songs Performed

"Recovery"
"The Way I Tend To Be"
"Live and Let Die" (Wings/Guns n' Roses)

Original songs performed off Frank Turner's new album, Tape Deck Heart, out now on Interscope.

Hosted by Mary Lucia
Produced by Derrick Stevens
Engineered by Mike DeMark

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    Frank Turner performing live in the studios of 89.3 The Current. (MPR / Nate Ryan)
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    Matt Nasir and Frank Turner chat with Mary Lucia live in The Current studios. (MPR / Nate Ryan)
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    Frank Turner tunes his guitar before performing "The Way I Tend To Be" live in The Current studios. (MPR / Nate Ryan)
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    Frank Turner in The Current studios. (MPR / Nate Ryan)

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