I'm sure you've listened to his older material before ...Strickland Banks
but from what I have heard (not all of Ill Manors
) it's harking back to his older style rather than the soul influence, in case that influences you at all.
Didn't these guys like not even nominate England Keep My Bones last year? Thought maybe it was just released too late but apparently its just the people who choose these nominations aren't to be taken seriously.
Or maybe, that album/Frank Turner isn't as good to many others as it is to you.