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Friday, October 24 2014

Counterbalance: ‘Franz Ferdinand’

And if you leave here, you leave me broken, shattered, I lie. I'm just a crosshair. I'm just a shot, then we can listen to the 192nd most acclaimed album of all time. Franz Ferdinand’s 2004 debut is this week’s Counterbalance.

Monday, July 8 2013

Franz Ferdinand - “Right Action” / “Love Illumination” #2 (videos)

One is too jaunty and smirking for its own good, calling to mind a montage scene from some warmed over rom-com with, say, Cameron Diaz and Gerard Butler. And the other sounds like a band just following the safe, tried-and-true method.

Tuesday, June 2 2009

Franz Ferdinand: Blood

The problem with Blood is that it functions much more effectively as a companion to Tonight: Franz Ferdinand than as its own work.

Thursday, May 7 2009

Franz Ferdinand - “No You Girls” (live) (video)

Wednesday, April 22 2009

Franz Ferdinand - “Live in Berlin” (video)

Monday, January 26 2009

Franz Ferdinand: Tonight: Franz Ferdinand

Spoon ripoffs? DFA-styled dancefloor excurions? Putting Damon Albarn in his place? Whatever is going on with Franz Ferdinand, it's a welcome, if not completely memorable, change of pace.

Monday, December 5 2005

Franz Ferdinand: Live [DVD]

Franz enters the DVD market with more live footage of the band than you will ever need in your entire life. Lucky, lucky, you're so lucky!"

Sunday, October 9 2005

Franz Ferdinand: You Could Have It So Much Better

For once, a heavily-hyped follow-up that lives up to expectations. We're lucky lucky, we're so lucky.

Tuesday, November 16 2004

Franz Ferdinand + The Kills + The Zutons + The Killers

The French have spoken. Hey Strokes! You're free to leave.

Franz Ferdinand: self-titled (Reviews) [18.Mar.04]
Franz Ferdinand (Reviews) [3.Feb.04]
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