Alexander David Turner (born January 6, 1986) is the lead singer and guitarist for the bands Arctic Monkeys and The Last Shadow Puppets. He first met drummer Matt Helders at Stocksbridge High School. He has maintained a very private life, and shunned media publicity when declared the Coolest Man On The Planet by NME magazine in December 2005.
In 2010, Turner wrote six tracks for Submarine, the debut feature film of Richard Ayoade, director of various Arctic Monkeys music videos.
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