Alex Turner

Alex Turner

Rock Singer

Alexander David Turner is an English musician, singer, songwriter, and record producer. He is well known as the frontman and principal songwriter of the rock band Arctic Monkeys, with whom he has released seven albums.

Full Name
Jan 6, 1986
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Alex Turner is an English singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist best known as the lead vocalist and main songwriter of the indie rock band Arctic Monkeys. Born in High Green, Sheffield on January 6th 1986, Turner was raised by his mother Penny and father David, who both worked in local secondary schools. He attended Stocksbridge High School where he developed an interest in music which had been encouraged by his parents.

Turner became a member of Arctic Monkeys in 2002 when he was sixteen years old and they went on to become one of the most successful bands of the 2000s. The band released five albums since their debut in 2006 with Turner writing or co-writing all of their songs; two of these albums won Best Album at the NME Awards. In 2007 Turner released an album with Miles Kane under the name The Last Shadow Puppets; it received critical acclaim and achieved success in the UK Albums Chart.

In 2009 Turner began writing for his debut solo album which was released as Submarine: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack in 2011. He continued to collaborate with other artists including Tame Impala's Kevin Parker, Mini Mansions' Zach Dawes and Josh Homme from Queens Of The Stone Age. In 2019 he released his second solo album Tranquility Base Hotel & Casino which debuted at number one on the UK Albums Chart. 

Outside of music, Turner has written articles for magazines such as GQ and Rolling Stone and appeared in films like Submarine (2010) and Richard Ayoade's The Double (2013).

Life Timeline

<div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">1986</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Alex Turner is Born</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">On January 6, 1986, Alex Turner was born in Sheffield, England.</p></div>

     <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2002</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Forms Arctic Monkeys</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Forms the English indie rock band Arctic Monkeys with Jamie Cook, Andy Nicholson, and Matt Helders.</p></div>

     <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2005</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Debut Album “Whatever People Say I Am, That’s What I’m Not” Released</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Arctic Monkeys' debut album was released on January 23, 2005 and became the fastest selling debut album in British music history.</p></div>

     <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2006</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Receives Ivor Novello Award for Songwriting</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Receives the Ivor Novello Award for songwriting from the British Academy of Songwriters, Composers and Authors.</p></div>

     <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2013</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Releases Solo Album “Submarine”</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Releases his first solo album under his own name entitled "Submarine".</p></div>

     <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2016</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Forms Supergroup The Last Shadow Puppets</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Forms the rock supergroup The Last Shadow Puppets with Miles Kane, James Ford, and Zach Dawes.</p></div>

     <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2018</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Winning a Grammy Award</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Wins a Grammy Award for Best Alternative Music Album with his band The Last Shadow Puppets.</p></div>

Why We Love Them

<div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">A.</span> He's Creative</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">Alex Turner is a creative and innovative musician who has helped to shape the sound of modern rock music. His lyrics are thoughtful and often humorous, and his songwriting has earned him an impressive following.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">B.</span> He's Charismatic</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">Alex Turner is a charismatic performer whose stage presence is electric. He entertains his audience with witty banter between songs, and his live performances are always energetic and exciting.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">C.</span> He's a Great Musician</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">Alex Turner is an excellent musician, both as a singer and a guitarist. His vocal style is unique and distinct, while his guitar playing is both technically proficient and expressive.</p></div>

Interesting Facts

<div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">1.</span> Youngest Grammy Nominee</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Alex Turner was the youngest ever Grammy nominee for his work on the Arctic Monkeys' 2007 album Favourite Worst Nightmare.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">2.</span> Wrote Music at Age 13</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Alex Turner started writing music at the age of 13 and formed the Arctic Monkeys in his hometown of Sheffield when he was just 16.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">3.</span> Debuted a Solo Album</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">In 2011, Alex Turner released his first solo album entitled Submarine. The album was nominated for a Mercury Prize that year.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">4.</span> Appeared in a Movie</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Alex Turner made his acting debut in the 2013 film Submarine, which was based on the book by Joe Dunthorne and directed by Richard Ayoade.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">5.</span> Collaborated with Other Musicians</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Alex Turner has collaborated with many other artists including Queens of the Stone Age, Miles Kane, The Last Shadow Puppets, and Lana Del Ray.</p></div>


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