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by Mary Lucia, Frank Turner and Leah Garaas

October 29, 2013

Frank Turner - The Way I Tend To Be
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Frank Turner - Live and Let Die
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Frank Turner In-studio
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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

"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