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WEDS | FRANK TURNER at OGDEN THEATRE | 10/9/13 Before striking out on his own, Frank Turner spent some time in London's Million Dead, one of the better post-hardcore bands of the early 2000s. Rather than singing with nuance, as he does now, Turner screamed and yelled in that band, at the same time conveying a restlessness and conviction that didn't seem like an affectation. Around the time that Million Dead split, in 2005, he received a tape of Bruce Springsteen's unvarnished masterpiece Nebraska, and the honesty and vulnerability of the songwriting clearly made an impression on Turner, as his solo work has been more in the singer-songwriter vein since then. Still, his lyrics haven't softened much, and his albums, including this year's Tape Deck Heart, could be described as folk with attitude.

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