Frank Turner ‎– The First Ten Years

Xtra Mile Recordings ‎– XMR112BX, Xtra Mile Recordings ‎– XMR016LP, Xtra Mile Recordings ‎– XMR053LP, Xtra Mile Recordings ‎– XMR099LP, Xtra Mile Recordings ‎– XMR112LP
Box Set, Compilation, Limited Edition
2 × Vinyl, LP, Compilation, Reissue, Red
2 × Vinyl, LP, Compilation, Reissue, Green
2 × Vinyl, LP, Compilation, Reissue, Yellow
Vinyl, LP, Compilation, White

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The First Three Years
A1 The Real Damage
A2 Nashville Tennessee
A3 Thatcher Fucked The Kids
A4 This Town Ain't Big Enough For The One Of Me
A5 Casanova Lament
A6 I Really Don't Care What You Did On Your Gap Year
B1 The Outdoor Type
B2 You Are My Sunshine
B3 Sea Legs
B4 Back To Sleep
B5 Sunshine State
B6 Heartless Bastard Motherfucker
C1 Pay To Cum
C2 Fix Me
C3 Hold Your Tongue
C4 Front Crawl
C5 Jet Lag (Rock)
C6 Photosynthesis (Truck Session)
D1 Worse Things Happen At Sea (Truck Session)
D2 Imperfect Tense (Truck Session)
D3 District Sleeps Alone Tonight
D4 Smiling At Strangers On Trains
D5 Dancing Queen
D6 Longing For The Day
The Second Three Years
E1 Sailor's Boots
E2 Pass It Along
E3 Rock & Roll Romance
E4 To Absent Friends
E5 The Next Round
E6 Song For Eva Mae
F1 Wanderlust
F2 Balthazar Impresario
F3 Mr Richards
F4 Song To Bob
F5 Thunder Road
G1 Sally
G2 Barbara Allen
G3 The Quiet One
G4 Build Me Up Buttercup
G5 Linoleum
G6 The Slow Train
H1 The Greatest Day
H2 My Poor Friend Me
H3 On A Plain
H4 Father's Day
H5 Last Christmas
The Third Three Years
I1 Somebody To Love
I2 Hits & Mrs
I3 Sweet Albion Blues
I4 Riot Song
I5 Something Of Freedom
I6 Fields Of June
J1 Happy New Year
J2 American Girl
J3 There Are bad Times Just Around The Corner
J4 Pancho & Lefty
J5 Bigfoot!
K1 Live And Let Die
K2 The Corner
K3 Kiera
K4 Plain Sailing Weather
K5 Tell Tale Signs
L1 The Way I Tend To Be
L2 The Ballad Of Me And My Friends
L3 Broken Piano (Demo)
L4 Born To Run
L5 Dan's Song (Live)
Ten For Ten
M1 Old Flames
Featuring – Billy The Kid (12)
M2 The Next Storm (Original Demo)
M3 Hits & Mrs (Full Band Demo)
M4 I Am Disappeared (Live)
M5 Wessex Boy (Original Demo)
N1 Atlanta Curse
N2 Redemption (Matt Nasir Mix)
N3 Isabel (Live)
N4 Substitute (Live At The BBC)
N5 The Ballad Of Me And My Friends

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7 coloured LP box set containing 3 previously released compilations: 'The First Three Years', 'The Second Three Years' and 'The Third Three Years' along with previously unreleased compilation 'Ten For Ten' (for 'Ten For Ten', Frank has hand-picked 10 tracks previously unavailable on a physical release)

Limited to 1000 copies. Each compilation comes in a gatefold sleeve all of which fit inside a box slipcase. Also includes an exclusive print and download codes for digital copies of each compilation.

Sticker on box set shrink wrap reads: "Frank Turner - 'The First Ten Years' ten years of rarities. B-sides and previously unreleased material packaged across 7 pieces of coloured vinyl. Limited edition of 1000"

Track D6 was originally only included in the digital iTunes release and is not mentioned on the back cover of this release.

Catalogue Numbers:
XMR112BX - Boxset
XMR016LP - The First Three Years
XMR053LP - The Second Three Years
XMR099LP - The Third Three Years
XMR112LP - Ten For Ten

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode (Box Set): 5060091559585
  • Barcode (The First Three Years): 5056032300019
  • Barcode (The Second Three Years): 5056032300026
  • Barcode (The Third Three Years): 5056032300033
  • Barcode (Ten For Ten): 5060091559578
  • Matrix / Runout (Side A Runout - Stamped): 133996E1/A
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December 27, 2015

The album"The Third Three Years" is spelled " The. Third Three Years" on the album spine.


December 22, 2015
edited about 1 year ago
Track D6 "Longing For The Day" is not included as an mp3 with this box set


December 13, 2015

On the back cover of The Second Three Years Barbara Allen is spelled wrong. It actually reads "Barabara Allen".