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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


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

Stream Franz Ferdinand Always Ascending

The last proper Franz Ferdinand album, Right Thoughts, Right Words, Right Action, came out way back in the summer of 2013. After some other projects…
Ryan Leas | February 9, 2018 - 12:28 am

Franz Ferdinand – “Shut Up Kiss Me” (Angel Olsen Cover)

Ahead of their album release this Friday, Franz Ferdinand have done the thing where an artist goes into a radio station and covers another artist.
Chris DeVille | February 7, 2018 - 12:48 pm

Franz Ferdinand – “Lazy Boy”

Franz Ferdinand are putting out their new album Always Ascending, their first with a new lineup since the departure of founding guitarist Nick McCarthy, next…
Peter Helman | January 24, 2018 - 7:16 pm

Watch Franz Ferdinand Perform “Always Ascending” On Fallon

Franz Ferdinand are releasing a new album called Always Ascending in a couple weeks, and last night the Scottish rockers stopped by The Tonight Show
James Rettig | January 19, 2018 - 9:54 am

Hear Franz Ferdinand’s New Song “Feel The Love Go” And Watch Them Protest British Prime Minister Theresa May On The Andrew Marr Show

Glasgow dance-rockers Franz Ferdinand are releasing their fifth album, Always Ascending, next month, and they're sharing a new song from it today called "Feel The…
Sophie Israelsohn | January 8, 2018 - 12:02 pm

Franz Ferdinand – “Always Ascending” Video

Next year, Scottish new wavers Franz Ferdinand are coming back with the new album Always Ascending, their first in five years. They've already shared the…
Tom Breihan | December 4, 2017 - 10:30 am

Franz Ferdinand – “Always Ascending”

Early next year, the veteran Scottish dance-rockers Franz Ferdinand will release their new album Always Ascending. The new album is the first proper Franz album…
Tom Breihan | October 25, 2017 - 12:42 pm

Watch Franz Ferdinand Play New Song “Huck & Jim” In Charlotte

Franz Ferdinand performed in Charlotte, NC last night and they played a new song called "Huck & Jim" during the set. A fan captured the…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | May 24, 2017 - 11:43 am

Watch Franz Ferdinand Debut New Lineup At Hangout Fest

Franz Ferdinand have added two new members since the departure of founding guitarist Nick McCarthy last year, and the Scottish rockers debuted their new lineup…
Peter Helman | May 21, 2017 - 9:45 pm

Watch Indie Supergroup BNQT Make Their TV Debut On Seth Meyers

Last month, the indie supergroup BNQT -- which includes members of Band Of Horses, Franz Ferdinand, Grandaddy, Midlake and Travis -- released Volume I, their…
Tom Breihan | May 18, 2017 - 10:20 am

BNQT – “Unlikely Force”

BNQT is a new indie supergroup that was conceived of by Midlake’s Eric Pulido and features the following members as vocalists: Band Of Horses’ Ben…
James Rettig | March 23, 2017 - 11:13 am

Hear Indie Supergroup BNQT’s Debut Single “Restart”

BNQT is a new indie supergroup that was conceived of by Midlake's Eric Pulido and counts the following as members: Band Of Horses' Ben Bridwell,…
James Rettig | January 30, 2017 - 10:22 am

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


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
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