37 Facts About Alex Turner

1. Alex Turner denied that 'My Propeller' was about, erm, his propeller.

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2. Alex Turner said that the band were very influenced by The Prodigy's 'Music For The Jilted Generation' album on 'Favourite Worst Nightmare'.

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3. Alex Turner Turned was named the 16th 'Richest Brit Under 30' last year, with a fortune of £7.5 million, just below Cheryl Cole and Amy Winehouse.

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4. Alex Turner stayed up all night to watch ahead while the others slept.

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5. Alex Turner appears in the Reverend and the Makers song "The Machine" from their first album The State Of Things.

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6. Alex Turner initially did not want to be the singer; a number of schoolmates including Glyn Jones tried out before he became the frontman.

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7. Alex Turner attended his first gig in 2002, watching The Vines in Manchester.

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8. Alex Turner was born in Sheffield to Penny and David Turner.

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9. Alex Turner has focused his career on demographic and ethnographic studies and programmatic interventions among people of color in the Appalachian Region.

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10. Alex Turner talks about being part of this young, close-knit group.

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11. Alex Turner has since referenced the band in his lyrics.

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12. Alex Turner has repeatedly cited Method Man as one of his favourite lyricists, and has referenced the Wu-Tang Clan in his own lyrics.

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13. Alex Turner recorded demos at home, and shared them with Cook in early 2017.

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14. Alex Turner described "Cornerstone" as a "dazzling display of what Turner can do: a fabulously witty, poignant evocation of lost love.

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15. Alex Turner worked with rapper Dizzee Rascal on the Arctic Monkeys B-side "Temptation", a version of which featured on Rascal's album Maths and English.

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16. Alex Turner has an uncanny way of evoking Northern English youth culture while neither romanticizing it nor sneering at it.

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17. Alex Turner began working part-time as a bartender at the Sheffield music venue The Boardwalk.

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18. Alex Turner met classmate and neighbour Matt Helders at the age of five, and they grew up together.

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19. Alex Turner was born and raised in Sheffield, South Yorkshire, the only child of two high school teachers.

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20. Alex Turner has recorded with his side project The Last Shadow Puppets and as a solo artist.

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21. Alex Turner is best known as the frontman and principal songwriter of the rock band Arctic Monkeys, with whom he has released six albums.

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22. Alex Turner playing a deluxe telecaster, might be Alex Kapranos of Franz Ferdinand's guitar since Arctic Monkeys and Franz Ferdinand share the same label, Domino Records.

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23. Alex Turner has described Leon Russell's "A Song for You" as "one of the greatest songs of all time".

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24. Alex Turner became interested in country music during the making of 2011's Suck It And See.

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25. Alex Turner was working as a bartender at The Boardwalk in Sheffield in late 2004 when Clarke appeared on stage as the opening act for The Fall.

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26. Alex Turner was "into hip-hop in a big way" as a teenager.

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27. In early 2013, Alex Turner provided backing vocals for the Queens of the Stone Age song "If I Had a Tail" and played bass guitar on "Get Right", a Miles Kane B-side.

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28. Alex Turner wrote Arctic Monkeys' fourth album, Suck It and See, in New York and met up with his bandmates and James Ford for recording sessions in Los Angeles.

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29. Alex Turner has described Arctic Monkeys' third album, Humbug, released in August 2009, as "a massive turning point" in the band's career.

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30. Alex Turner announced plans to form a side-project band, The Last Shadow Puppets, with James Ford and Miles Kane, whom he had befriended in mid-2005.

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31. Alex Turner began dating London-based student Johanna Bennett around this time.

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32. In the summer of 2003, Alex 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.

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33. At the age of five, Alex Turner met his classmate and neighbour Matt Helders, and they grew up together.

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34. Alex Turner provided an acoustic soundtrack for the feature film Submarine.

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35. Alex Turner has recorded with his side-project The Last Shadow Puppets and as a solo artist.

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36. Matt Kemp homered and Justin Alex Turner had three hits for the Dodgers Red Sox bullpen held the Dodgers to one run on three hits in five innings.

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37. Alex Turner comes off the bench as a heat-check scorer In the frontcourt, junior Daniel Giddens and sophomores Alex Reese and Galin Smith all received solid minutes last season to form a good.

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