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The Anniversary

Franz Ferdinand Turns 10

Have you thought about Franz Ferdinand much lately? After the one two-punch of their self-titled debut in 2004 and You Could Have It So Much
Ryan Leas | February 7, 2014 - 9:27 am

Interview

Q&A: Franz Ferdinand Discuss The Making Of Their New Album, Right Thoughts, Right Words, Right Action

It's hard to believe that it's been more than four years since Franz Ferdinand released an album. It seems even harder to believe that it's…
T. Cole Rachel | August 23, 2013 - 1:09 pm

Premature Evaluation

Premature Evaluation: Franz Ferdinand – Tonight: Franz Ferdinand

At this point you've likely heard "Ulysses" and its "funky" Spoonerisms in more than one form. We weren't blown away by the track then (or…
Brandon Stosuy | January 13, 2009 - 10:50 am

More Franz Ferdinand stories

Franz Ferdinand – “Demagogue”

The 30 Days, 30 Songs project, in which a different artist will contribute a new anti-Trump song every day until the American presidential election, has…
Tom Breihan | October 14, 2016 - 9:41 am

Premiere

Manuela – “Cracks In The Concrete”

This past Friday, Franz Ferdinand announced that guitarist Nick McCarthy would be leaving the band for the time being, the group's first lineup change in…
Pranav Trewn | July 11, 2016 - 9:28 am

Franz Ferdinand Part Ways With Founding Guitarist

Guitarist Nick McCarthy has been a part of the angular Scottish rock band Franz Ferdinand since the band started in 2002. He's recorded four albums…
Tom Breihan | July 8, 2016 - 9:32 am

Midlake Form Supergroup Banquet With Members Of Band Of Horses, Franz Ferdinand, Grandaddy

Four members of Midlake, spearheaded by Eric Pulido, have formed a new supergroup called Banquet, and have recruited Band Of Horses' Ben Bridwell, Franz Ferdinand's…
James Rettig | December 16, 2015 - 1:49 pm

FFS – “Call Girl” Video

Earlier this year, all four members of Franz Ferdinand got together with Sparks, the '70s pop-auteur duo, to form a new supergroup called FFS and…
Tom Breihan | October 15, 2015 - 9:55 am

Watch FFS (Franz Ferdinand & Sparks) Perform And Get Interviewed On James Corden

The Franz Ferdinand/Sparks supergroup FFS only just announced their formation in March, but they've already put out an album and gone on an extensive tour.
James Rettig | October 14, 2015 - 10:03 am

Watch Franz Ferdinand & Sparks Perform 3 Songs At Last Night’s First FFS Show

The new Franz Ferdinand/Sparks supergroup FFS played live for the first time last night (outside of an appearance on Jools Holland last month) at the…
James Rettig | June 17, 2015 - 9:34 am

FFS – “Piss Off” Video

FFS -- the new supergroup made up of members of Franz Ferdinand and Sparks -- have shared a video for "Piss Off," a song from…
James Rettig | June 8, 2015 - 9:46 am

FFS – “Call Girl”

FFS is the supergroup team-up of Franz Ferdinand -- all four members -- and the influential '70s studio-pop weirdos Sparks. Their self-titled debut as a…
Tom Breihan | May 28, 2015 - 10:52 am

FFS – “Johnny Delusional” Video

The Franz Ferdinand/Sparks collab FFS have released a video for their darkly clever dance-punk/New Wave hybrid "Johnny Delusional." The clip casts Alex Kapranos and Russell…
Chris DeVille | May 20, 2015 - 12:34 pm

FFS – “Johnny Delusional”

Earlier this year Franz Ferdinand and Sparks announced that they'd be forming a super group called FFS and releasing a self-tilted collaborative album. We previously…
Caitlin White | April 13, 2015 - 11:47 am

FFS (Franz Ferdinand & Sparks) – “Piss Off”

Last month, we learned that all four members of Franz Ferdinand had teamed up with Sparks, the culty, idiosyncratic '70s group who served as an…
Tom Breihan | April 1, 2015 - 8:54 am

Franz Ferdinand & Sparks Form Supergroup FFS

The members of Franz Ferdinand have long admired the '70s sophisti-pop cult stars Sparks. And today, we learn that they like Sparks so much that…
Tom Breihan | March 9, 2015 - 9:09 am

Franz Ferdinand – “Stand On The Horizon” Video

In Franz Ferdinand's strange, striking new video for the shiny, horn-laced "Stand On The Horizon," we see the band playing in a dark and mysterious…
Tom Breihan | August 4, 2014 - 11:55 am

Frankie & The Heartstrings – “Stand On The Horizon” (Franz Ferdinand Cover)

Sunderland indie rockers Frankie & The Heartstrings have covered a song by their friends and neighbors from the north, Franz Ferdinand. Frankie Francis and company's…
Chris DeVille | July 15, 2014 - 12:57 pm
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