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Happy Birthday, Alex Turner

By Priya Elan

Posted on 06 Jan 12

 
 

To celebrate Mr Turner's Big Fat 26th Birthday, we thought we'd put his best photos in one place, so here goes.

Photo: Dean Chalkley/NME

Here's a classic early shot of Arctic Monkeys complete with old bassist Andy Nicholson Photo: Dean Chalkley/NME





Photo: Andy Willsher/NME

I Bet He Looks Good On The...Stage! Photo: Andy Willsher/NME


Photo: Andy Willsher/NME

Alex's attempts to start the 'One Finger Jive' dance were unsuccessful. Photo: Andy Willsher/NME


Photo: Dean Chalkley/NME

A shot from their first NME Radar spread. Photo: Dean Chalkley/NME


Photo: Dean Chalkley/NME

Things are looking up. Photo: Dean Chalkley/NME


Photo: Dean Chalkley/NME

With killer sideburns. Photo: Dean Chalkley/NME



Photo: Ed Miles/NME

A boy with a lot on his mind.Photo: Ed Miles/NME


Photo: Andy Willsher/NME

Having a sing a-long with crowd. Photo: Andy Willsher/NME



Photo: Dean Chalkley/NME

Ready with his mask and new bassist Nick O'Malley. Photo: Dean Chalkley/NME


Photo: Andy Willsher/NME

Giving the audience a clap. Photo: Andy Willsher/NME


Photo: Dean Chalkley/NME

With a new Beatles-esque hair do. Photo: Dean Chalkley/NME


Photo: Dean Chalkley/NME

The Last Shadow Puppets.Photo: Dean Chalkley/NME


Photo: Guy Eppel/NME

Buffed up and sporting a shaggier 'do during the 'Humbug' era.Photo: Guy Eppel/NME


Photo: Ed Miles/NME

During the Josh Homme produced 'Humbug' era. Photo: Ed Miles/NME


Photo: Amy Brammall/NME

Rockin' out. Photo: Amy Brammall/NME


Photo: Ed Miles/NME

A shot for his solo 'Submarine' EP. Photo: Ed Miles/NME


Photo: Tom Oxley/NME

'Suck It And See' era. Photo: Tom Oxley/NME


Photo: Andrew Whitton/NME

The Quiff! Photo: Andrew Whitton/NME


Photo: Dean Chalkley/NME

On the railtracks. Photo: Dean Chalkley/NME


Photo: Dean Chalkley/NME

During the Suck It & See tour. Photo: Dean Chalkley/NME


Photo: Dean Chalkley/NME

The rockabilly gang. Photo: Dean Chalkley/NME


Photo: Dean Chalkley/NME

Rockabilly point. Photo: Dean Chalkley/NME


 
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