As an album, Always Ascending is a frustrating experience. Its songs feature protagonists who suffer disappointment, loneliness, and rejection. Behind those danceable hooks and…Read More
Franz Ferdinand are a Glasgow-based indie rock band formed in 2002. The band is composed of Alex Kapranos (lead vocals and guitar), Bob Hardy (bass guitar), Nick McCarthy (rhythm guitar, keyboards and backing vocals), and Paul Thomson (drums, percussion and backing vocals). The band first experienced chart success when their second single, “Take Me Out”, reached No. 3 in the UK Charts, followed by their debut album, Franz Ferdinand, which debuted on the UK album chart at No. 3. The band went on to win the 2004 Mercury Music Prize, and two BRIT Awards in 2005 for Best British Group and Best British Rock Act. NME named Franz Ferdinand as their Album of the Year. From the album, three top-ten singles were released: “Take Me Out”, “The Dark of the Matinée”, and “This Fire”.
Franz Ferdinand share “Lazy Boy,” the latest track to be taken from Always Ascending, their forthcoming album out February 9th on Domino. “Lazy Boy”…Read More
Franz Ferdinand today release “Feel The Love Go”, the new single to be taken from Always Ascending, their forthcoming album out Friday February 9th…Read More
Franz Ferdinand have unveiled the striking new video to “Always Ascending”, the first single from their forthcoming album of the same name, out February…Read More
Franz Ferdinand, will be release their new album Always Ascending on February 9th, 2018 via Domino Records. Along with the announcement the band are…Read More
Sparks have never tried to be a conventional band, and in the long run it’s seemed to have worked out for them. Known for…Read More
A lot has changed since Franz Ferdinand cropped up back in 2004 with their sharp suited, suave take on post-punk and with four years between albums, to have the Glasgow boys back on the scene after a long hiatus feels peculiar. Not that it should matter if the four piece “fit in” anymore but with most of their,Read More