Sunday, August 25 2013
When Alex Kapranos sings, "You know, I hate pop music," he all but begs you to ask whether Franz Ferdinand hates what it has become or has become what it hates on Right Thoughts, Right Words, Right Action.
Tuesday, June 2 2009
The problem with Blood is that it functions much more effectively as a companion to Tonight: Franz Ferdinand than as its own work.
Monday, January 26 2009
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 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
For once, a heavily-hyped follow-up that lives up to expectations. We're lucky lucky, we're so lucky.
Monday, July 8 2013
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.
Monday, June 17 2013
Scottish art-rockers Franz Ferdinand return with their new album, ' Right Thoughts, Right Words, Right Action', August 27th via Domino Records.
Thursday, May 7 2009
Tuesday night Franz Ferdinand dropped by the Letterman show to play "No You Girls" off their latest album Tonight. On 2 June the Scottish band is
Wednesday, April 22 2009
Babelgum.com continues to post great concert features with this latest one from Franz Ferdinand. The Scottish band serves up a one-hour set interspersed with