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Be More Kind

Frank Turner

Be More Kind

Seventh album of alt.folk/pop from the English singer-songwriter produced by Austin Jenkins and Joshua Block (White Denim) and Charlie Hugall (Florence And The Machine)

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  1. 9.4 |   AU Review

    Overall it feels like a message of love and hope, which is pretty much what we all need right now
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  2. 9.0 |   God Is In The TV

    Another fantastic collection from one of the UK’s most established and much loved artists
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  3. 8.0 |   Gig Soup

    On the whole, Frank Turner's seventh instalment is an evolutionary step in his musical career, a step which he should be admired for taking, as he has created an album with a simple yet clear message - treat people right and respect those around you to help make this world a better place for everyone
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  4. 8.0 |   NME

    The folk-rock star has Something To Say Again
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  5. 8.0 |   The Music

    A beautiful, thought-provoking album that's fuelled by contemporary issues and heart-warming desire
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  6. 8.0 |   The Independent

    Though Be More Kind is certainly a step in a different direction, it still retains much of what everyone fell in love with, while appealing to a much broader audience than ever before
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  7. 8.0 |   Drowned In Sound

    The moderate changes in sound only serve to highlight the poignance of the words through unassuming backing
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  8. 8.0 |   Spectrum Culture

    By the end of the experience you no longer think about Frank Turner with the limitations you might have placed upon him in the past
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  9. 8.0 |   PopMatters

    For Frank Turner on his new album Be More Kind, the self-evident truth is to "make racists ashamed again" and "make compassion in fashion again"
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  10. 7.0 |   Under The Radar

    The singer/songwriter—with the help of backing band The Sleeping Souls—has added even more layers of nuance to these 13 songs
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  11. 7.0 |   music OMH

    The record is refreshingly honest and delivers a timeless message with passion and plenty of anthemic hooks. What more could you want from a Frank Turner record?
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  12. 7.0 |   The Digital Fix

    The UK's foremost punk-folk-rocker returns with an album that's perfect for 2018
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  13. 7.0 |   Punk News

    Be More Kind is another slight evolution in Frank Turner’s career. He takes some big steps and bigger lyrical swings, but ultimately you end up with reliable Frank Turner
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  14. 6.0 |   Clash

    A decent, if unremarkable addition to his stellar back catalogue
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