Friday 12th September 2014, Junior Turner will release his dance remix track; “Better Day” featuring Jess Wood on vocals, and remixed by DJ Davy D. Turner has released a host of hit, pop-orientated singles and albums into the international indie music circuit over the last few years. Junior Turner has performed with some of the best musicians in the industry as well as scooping up numerous awards along the way. Not least the ‘Best Pop Song’ award received at the prestigious awards ceremony for ‘The Indie Music Channel’, In April this year.
As far as male pop singers go, they don’t come much more talented than Junior Turner. He knows how to create a good pop song, and that’s just what he’s done again. It is different to his last offering, the smooth, passionate, and soulful “Tonight’s The Night”, which itself was also a great single.
This time, Turner focuses on up-tempo material. Labeled as ‘dance’, the track finds Junior Turner right on form. More mature, his honest and heart felt lyrics find a new depth, (Yes even on a dance-orientated track, his usual tongue in cheek honesty creeps through). Musically, “Better Day (DJ DavyD Disco Remix)” is different enough to be interesting but still a real Turner classic! A good collaboration with DJ Davy D has produced a brilliant single.
I think it’s very admirable that he is really trying to expand and grow and isn’t attempting to continually pander to the same adult-orientated pop crowd. Junior Turner is such an incredible talent that if you don’t care for one of his songs, just wait for the next release, because it will have a whole new sound!
Junior Turner delivers, great tunes, beautiful, melodic and gorgeously sung. All his songs are different and never boring. He always has something for everyone; be it rock, pop, soul and now dance. You name it, Turner does it. Unique and unexpected are the perfectly right words to express my feelings about “Better Day (DJ DavyD Disco Remix)”. The melody and thumping beat will definitely keep your spirits raised until Turner’s next release.
All Junior Turner fans – don’t hesitate, those still to be converted – go buy and try – eventually Junior Turner will be recognized worldwide for what he truly is – a brilliant songwriter and a talented and inspired performer.
Lead Vocals – Junior Turner
Accompanying vocals – Jess Wood
Remix – DJ Davy D ( www.davedarlington.com )
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In 2010 Junior Turner entered a competition to release a national single for BBC Children in Need. He went on to win the competition out of 110,000 applicants to release a single for “BBC Children in Need”. In Oct 2010 he shot to national fame when he recorded and released a cover version of the world famous “The Impossible Dream”.
Whilst promoting his BBC single he had handed out demo recordings including a self-penned track called “Say Goodbye”. In due course he received a phone call from war veteran’s charity “Help for Heroes” co-founder Bryn Parry asking if they could use this song for their charity. In April 2011 Junior Turner released Say Goodbye in support of Help for Heroes.
In 2012 he recorded his first ever official 1radio UK newcomers chart number 1 single with ‘Loveblind featuring Jess Wood’. He then went on to follow that up with a further 2 1radio number 1 singles with ‘Sweet Love’ & a Christmas 2012 number 1 with ‘Hurt featuring Robbie Williams guitarist Neil Taylor’.
In November 2012 he released his eagerly anticipated ‘critically acclaimed’ debut album ‘Under Scrutiny’.
In 2013 he followed it up with the release of ‘Better Day’ which has had rave reviews both here in the UK & in the USA. It went to No.1 in the official newcomers/unsigned chart in Austin, Texas USA as well as a number of weeks at Number 1 in New Jersey, USA.
Junior Turner followed this up with yet another self-penned track titled ‘Natural & Nice’ telling the tale of how one’s self confidence levels when magnified can become one’s self destruction. This has recently topped the official UK unsigned chart.
Junior then went on to change his ways and genre once again to show his versatility by releasing ‘Hurricane’ telling the tale of Karma, which was released September 27th 2013 and went on to top the charts in Scotland and for 3 weeks in New Jersey, USA. He finished off 2013 with a Christmas single ‘it’s Christmas time’. Again this received amazing feedback around the globe along with number 1 position in various radio charts around the globe.
In 2014 Junior decided to go back to his strongest asset, his voice, with his first release a power ballad that again could easily be related to with ‘Save me’. Again it rocketed to number 1 in several USA state charts and was about to give Junior the next step he endeavored.
In April 2014 Junior picked up ‘Best Pop Song’ at the indie musician prestigious awards ceremony for ‘The Indie Music Channel’. This was seen and recognized by a lot of fellow professionals and music personnel around the globe as a huge achievement which may just open the door to the next chapter in the career of Junior Turner.
In his career Junior Turner has worked with some of the UK and world’s finest musicians and producers by who he is held in high regard. His future certainly looks prosperous to say the least.
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