Album Reviews

Love, Ire & Song
Frank Turner – Love, Ire & Song
8.0
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Friday, July 17, 2009 - 00:00
submitted by
Thomas

Looks like 2009 is turning into Frank Turner’s year… just a couple of months ago he released “The First Three Years”, a compilation of older material. He then got scooped up by Epitaph who are now re-releasing last year’s “Love, Ire & Song” and later this year he will be releasing “Poetry Of The Deed”. The former frontman of Million Dead sure is a busy fella…

Like I said this is a re-release and a smart move by Epitaph because this album deserves to be heard by more people. If you haven’t heard of this guy yet even after his tours with The Gaslight Anthem and The Offspring, then you’re missing out. Turner at his best sounds like a mix of Billy Bragg and Luka Bloom and on this album he’s in killer form. “I Knew Prufrock Before He Got Famous”, “Photosynthesis”, “Imperfect Tense” and “Long Live The Queen” are all brilliant songs that prove that one man armed with only an acoustic guitar and smart and witty lyrics are all you need to have a good time.