Alex Turner (musician)
|Birth name||Alexander David Turner|
|Born||6 January 1986
High Green, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, England
|Genres||Indie rock, post-punk revival, psychedelic rock, garage rock, experimental rock, art rock, baroque pop, spoken word, movie score|
|Instruments||Guitar, vocals, bass guitar, keyboards, drums, percussion|
|Associated acts||Arctic Monkeys, The Last Shadow Puppets, Miles Kane, Reverend and The Makers|
Gibson Les Paul
Alex Turner (born 5 July 1986) is a British musician. He is the lead singer and guitarist of the Arctic Monkeys. He is also a member of The Last Shadow Puppets. He was born and raised in Sheffield. His father was a music teacher and his mother was a German teacher.
The Arctic Monkeys have released 5 studio albums, their debut entitled "Whatever People Say I Am, That's What I'm Not", their follow-up album "Favourite Worst Nightmare" which was followed by "Humbug" and then their latest release was "Suck It and See" which was released late in 2011.
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- . Q Magazine
- "BBC - Seven Ages of Rock "What the World Is Waiting For"". Seven Ages of Rock. 2007. http://www.bbc.co.uk/music/sevenages/programmes/what-the-world-is-waiting-for. Retrieved 2 March 2011.
- "Arctic Monkeys - Intelligent indie-rock from Sheffield". Clash. http://www.clashmusic.com/artists/arctic-monkeys. Retrieved 11 March 2011.