New song '1933' is a blast against the alt-right...
Frank Turner

Frank Turner has announced plans for new album 'Be More Kind'.

The songwriter went back into the studio last year, with ex-White Denim members Austin Jenkins and Joshua Block working on production alongside Charlie Hugall (Florence And The Machine, Halsey).

New album 'Be More Kind' arrives on May 4th, with Frank Turner sharing lead cut '1933'.

The song was seemingly sparked by a remark tying the American alt-right to punk rock, something the English artist completely rejects.

"That filled me with a mixture of incredulity and anger,” says Turner. “The idea that Breitbart or Steve Bannon think they have anything to do with punk rock makes me extremely angry."

The album title itself comes from a Clive James poem, with Frank Turner commenting: "A lot of older, wiser people tend to say things like that, that the things that come out in the wash at the end of a human life are the way you treated the people around you. In the modern world, that’s a lesson that all of us, myself included could do to learn.”

Tune in now.

Catch Frank Turner at the following shows:

April
13 Manchester Academy
15 Dublin The Academy
18 Belfast The Limelight
20 Aberdeen The Garage
21 Edinburgh Liquid Room
22 Newcastle O2 Academy
24 Sheffield O2 Academy
25 Liverpool O2 Academy
27 Bristol O2 Academy
28 Exeter Uni Great Hall
30 Cambridge Corn Exchange

May
1 Southampton Guildhall
2 Southend Cliffs Pavilion
4 Leicester O2 Academy
5 Oxford O2 Academy
8 Hull City Hall
9 Norwich UEA

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