• Try This At Home: Adventures in songwriting

  • By: Frank Turner
  • Narrated by: Frank Turner
  • Length: 6 hrs and 52 mins
  • 4.8 out of 5 stars (57 ratings)

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Try This At Home: Adventures in songwriting

By: Frank Turner
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Publisher's summary

The brand-new memoir from the Sunday Times best-selling author of The Road Beneath My Feet.

Taking 36 songs from his back catalogue, folk-punk icon Frank Turner explores his songwriting process. Find out the stories behind the songs forged in the hedonistic years of the mid-2000s North London scene, the ones perfected in Nashville studios and everything in between.

Some of these songs arrive fully formed, as if they've always been there; some take graft and endless reworking to find 'the one'. In exploring them all, Turner reflects with eloquence, insight and self-deprecating wit on exactly what it is to be a songwriter.

From love songs and breakup songs to political calls to arms; songs composed alone in a hotel room or in soundcheck with the Sleeping Souls, this brilliantly written memoir is a must-have audiobook for FT fans and anyone curious about how to write music.

©2019 Frank Turner (P)2019 Headline Publishing Group Ltd

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A musthave for the Frank Turner fan.

Interesting book, lovely to listen to and get to know more about the songs and song writing

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Not what wanted

Try this at home sounds like going to give you some helpful or insightful info and there none but his experiences

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Love !! Great take and Read on songwriting & chord structure 🎵

If you are a musician and or songwriter, you’ll appreciate Frank Turner’s song analyses and if you’re not, you will still love it because it’s an honest transparent account of his troubadorian life (so far!). I gained musical knowledge and inspiration because of his loyalty and passion to the art of songwriting.. Andrea in Alaska

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Newly Initiated Saint

I’ve never been a huge fan of Frank Turner, mainly I now know because I never felt connected to his work. That changed today. His performance is spot on and I’m so glad his book was suggested by a friend. Highly recommended for anyone. Can’t wait to dig into his first book now!

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Frank Tuner fan? Read this Book!!

Well written book that provides great insight into how Frank Tuner and the Soul’s wrote many of their best songs.

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