Frank Turner announces new album + UK tour

Frank Turner has announced details of his forthcoming seventh studio album, ‘Be More Kind’.

‘Be More Kind’ will be released via Xtra Mile Recordings on May 4th and after the stripped down and live sound of ‘Positive Songs For Negative People’, Turner has added new dimensions to his folk/punk trademark sounds with shades of electronic pop/rock vibes that could make this his boldest sounding album to date.

Frank has also released the first track from the album ‘1933’ a state of the nation rallying call, setting the tone for the albums thematic and sonic line in the sand. Check out the new track below:

The man who is always on tour has also announced that he and The Sleeping Souls will be packing their bags and heading out on a world tour. The Be More Kind World tour will begin in April and the UK/Ireland dates are as listed below:

13th Manchester Academy
15th Dublin The Academy
16th Dublin The Academy
18th Belfast The Limelight
20th Aberdeen The Garage
21st Edinburgh Liquid Room
22nd Newcastle O2 Academy
24th Sheffield O2 Academy
25th Liverpool O2 Academy
27th Bristol O2 Academy
28th Exeter Uni Great Hall
30th Cambridge Corn Exchange

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

Tickets go on sale on Friday 2nd Feb at 10.00am and are available from here – with a special fan pre-sale starting now on Frank’s store –