England Keep My Bones is the fourth studio album by London-based singer-songwriter Frank Turner, that is set to be released on June 6, 2011 in the UK and June 7, 2011 worldwide. The album will be released on Xtra Mile Recordings in the UK and Epitaph Records worldwide.
The album was produced and mixed by Tristan Ivemy, who had previously mixed the Rock & Roll EP, Campfire Punkrock EP and the album Love, Ire and Song. The title “England Keep My Bones” is taken from Shakespeare’s The Life and Death of King John, which Turner has yet to read. Album track “I Am Disappeared” was prematurely released through Xtra Mile Recordings on March 29, 2011 and uploaded to YouTube on the same date. “Peggy Sang the Blues”, written in tribute to Turner’s grandmother, Peggy, was the first single was released from the album on April 25, 2011.
Frank revealed on his May 2010 live tour that Franz Nicolay features on the song “Wessex Boy” and on another song on the album.
Frank Turner – lead vocals, acoustic guitar, harmonica
Ben Lloyd – electric guitar, mandolin, vocals
Tarrant Anderson – bass guitar
Matt Nasir – piano, organ, keyboards, vocals
Nigel Powell – drums, percussion, vocals
Franz Nicolay – additional vocals on “Wessex Boy”
Frank Turner – England Keep My Bones
released June 06, 2011
01 – Eulogy
02 – Peggy Sang The Blues
03 – I Still Believe
04 – Rivers
05 – I Am Disappeared
06 – English Curse
07 – One Foot Before The Other
08 – If Ever I Stray
09 – Wessex Boy
10 – Nights Become Days
11 – Redemption
12 – Glory Hallelujah