Frank Turner says he was as soon as mistaken for the actor Ed Norton by Russian intercourse staff.
Talking on this week’s Does Rock ‘N’ Roll Kill Braincells?!, he advised NME concerning the combine up throughout his early days of touring.
“I did a bunch of super-DIY touring in Russia, sleeping on the flooring of squats. The day after my closing present there, we have been having a drink in a bar and two girls came visiting and began speaking to my good friend in Russian and pointing at me fluttering their eyelids,” he stated.
“I used to be initially fairly happy about this growth however was then advised by my tour information I shouldn’t be! There’s part of me that misses these early days when touring was chaos – after we’d soar right into a automobile and drive to a hippy pageant in the course of Lithuania and hit a deer on route after getting extorted by border guards.”
When requested if he thinks the Hollywood actor was ever mistaken for him, Turner replied: “I severely doubt it! And I’m not going to take a seat right here and say I see the resemblance! However I’m a giant fan of his work.”
In the meantime, Turner lately introduced a particular tenth anniversary reissue of his 2011 album ‘England Maintain My Bones’.
This commemorative version of the document, which was Turner’s fourth solo studio album, will likely be launched on June 4 by way of Xtra Mile Recordings.
In addition to the unique album, the bodily model of the ‘England Maintain My Bones’ reissue can even embody a bonus disc of unheard demo recordings from the ‘El Paso Periods’ in addition to bespoke new art work.
The reissue will likely be introduced as a double-disc set and will likely be accessible on 180g vinyl and in a large number of various color variants which might be unique to indie retailers the world over.
Earlier this month Turner shared ‘The Gathering’, a monitor that includes Muse drummer Dom Howard and Jason Isbell.