Alex Turner (musician) Turner was born in Sheffield, England to Penny and David Turner. He is an only child and was raised in High Green, a suburb of Sheffield. His mother is from Amersham while his father grew up in Sheffield. Both parents worked at local secondary schools; his mother was a German teacher and his father taught both physics and music. He was exposed to "all sorts" of music at home, including records by Frank Sinatra, The Carpenters, The Beatles, Led Zeppelin, The Beach Boys, David Bowie and The Eagles. His father was a "jazz-head", had been a member of big bands, and played the saxophone, clarinet and piano. Turner took piano lessons until the age of eight. Also in the summer of 2003, Turner played seven gigs in York and Liverpool as a rhythm guitarist for the funk band Judan Suki, after meeting the lead singer Jon McClure on a bus. The experience made him "more confident. John is a very confident character
Alex Turner (musician) - Simple English Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Alex Turner (born 6 January 1986) is a British musician. He is the lead singer and guitarist of the Arctic Monkeys. He is also a member of The Last Shadow Puppets. He was born and raised in Sheffield. His father was a music teacher and his mother was a German teacher. The Arctic Monkeys have released 5 studio albums. Alex Turner is towered over by leggy girlfriend Taylor Bagley By Jj Nattrass For Mailonline Published: 10:03 GMT, 28 August 2015 | Updated: 12:22 GMT, 28 August 2015 He was epitome of chivalry when they jetted out of Los Angeles earlier this week. And it appeared Alex Turner had no intention of giving up his gallant behaviour when it comes to his girlfriend, Taylor Bagley, as the rock star helped the model move apartments in New York, on Thursday. Carrying her luggage around the pavement during, the 29-year-old Arctic Monkeys rocker once-again played the part of the doting boyfriend while his leggy lady handled a few of her more delicate items. Scroll down for video
Arctic Monkeys Q&A With Frontman Alex Turner In 2014, America finally went ape for Arctic Monkeys. At home, in England, where all five of their albums have topped the charts, the four lads from Sheffield have been revered as saviors of indie rock from practically the second they picked up guitars. But it has taken eight years for the Monkeys to finally reach headliner status on this side of the pond. The band’s 2013 album, 'AM', reached No. 6 on the Billboard 200, its highest charting yet, and single “Do I Wanna Know?” gave the group its first Billboard Hot 100 hit, peaking at No. 70 on March 8. Sean Bean on Jon Snow's parentage, trimming his beard and being mistaken for Mr Bean Sean Bean's done a Reddit Ask Me Anything. And the Game of Thrones, Lord of the Rings and Legends star was completely brilliant. Among jokes about how often he finds himself dying on TV and film (ie LOADS), there were some real gems. Here are 10 fantastic facts you probably didn't know about Bean...
Sean Bean - Film Actor, Theater Actor, Television Actor Actor Sean Bean played the villains in Patriot Games and GoldenEye. More recently, he played Boromir in the Lord of the Rings trilogy and Odysseus in Troy. Synopsis 17 Facts You Probably Didn't Know About the Arctic Monkeys From the moment the Arctic Monkeys released ‘Whatever People Say I Am, That’s What I’m Not’ in 2006, they’ve been one one of the most buzzed-about bands on the planet. Last year’s ‘AM’ finally proved to be a commercial breakthrough for them in the U.S. But how much do you really know about these popular British indie rockers? Check out some fun facts about the Arctic Monkeys. When the band first started, they made up loads of stories as to why they decided to call themselves Arctic Monkeys, because they were always asked about it in interviews.
THE MIGHTY BEAN - Sean's Biography One of the strangest and most frightening things we can do is stop and consider how we got where we are. How far our lives are from what we expected, and from what was expected for us. Imagine what it must be like for Sean Bean. Sean Bean Early life Bean was born in Handsworth, a suburb of Sheffield, which was then part of West Riding of Yorkshire (the County of South Yorkshire was created in 1974). He is the son of Rita (née Tuckwood) and Brian Bean. He has a younger sister named Lorraine. His father owned a fabrication shop which employed 50 people, including Bean's mother, who worked as a secretary. Despite becoming relatively wealthy (his father owned a Rolls-Royce Silver Shadow), the family never moved away from the council estate as they preferred to remain close to friends and family. As a child, Bean smashed a glass door during an argument, which left a piece of glass embedded in his leg that briefly impeded his walking and left a large scar. This prevented him from pursuing his dream of playing football professionally. Career