Frank Turner & The Sleeping Souls performs at the 2013 Newport Folk Festival.

Frank Turner & The Sleeping Souls performs at the 2013 Newport Folk Festival.Adam Kissick for NPRhide caption

itoggle caption
Adam Kissick for NPR

Newport Folk Festival

Frank Turner & The Sleeping Souls

Listen

Listen1:01:12

Loading…

It's not a stretch to call Frank Turner a folksinger, by any means, especially when he performs solo with an acoustic guitar. But he's also a rocker, a punk, a storyteller and an all-around delightful raconteur who sings self-deprecating songs about love, survival, debauchery, revolution and the many ways those topics intersect. Take away his backing players in The Sleeping Souls, and he still radiates the gale-force energy of a full band.

The U.K. singer-songwriter's new album, Tape Deck Heart, is a revelation — a set of perfect fist-in-the-air anthems and warm, smart ballads. Hear Frank Turner & The Sleeping Souls perform as part of the 2013 Newport Folk Festival, recorded live on Saturday, July 27 in Newport, R.I.

Set List
  • "Four Simple Words"
  • "If Ever I Stray"
  • "Try This At Home"
  • "Losing Days"
  • "Glory Hallelujah"
  • "The Way I Tend To Be"
  • "Wessex Boy"
  • "Substitute"
  • "Wherefore Art Thou, Gene Simmons?"
  • "The Road"
  • "Peggy Sang The Blues"
  • "Recovery"
  • "I Still Believe"
  • "Photosynthesis"
[+] read more[-] less

More From Newport Folk Festival

Back To Top