Watch Franz Ferdinand’s Irreverent New Video for the Dance-y Single ‘Glimpse of Love’

Watch Franz Ferdinand’s Irreverent New Video for the Dance-y Single ‘Glimpse of Love’

Franz Ferdinand know how to entertain. Ever since arriving on the scene in the early 2000s with “Take Me Out,” the Scotland-based indie/dance band have made a name for themselves thanks to their particularly danceable sound. This trend continues on their latest record, Always Ascending, which was released in February. Front man Alex Kapranos spoke […]

Q&A: Franz Ferdinand’s Alex Kapranos on ‘Always Ascending’ and the Band’s Evolution

Q&A: Franz Ferdinand’s Alex Kapranos on ‘Always Ascending’ and the Band’s Evolution

Franz Ferdinand came on like gangbusters in 2004 with its excellent, acclaimed self-titled debut album, which went platinum in America and spawned two Top 20 singles at alternative radio (the gold-certified “Take Me Out,” “This Fire”). The indie rockers’ initial success was magnified at home in the U.K., where they snagged Brit, Mercury Music Prize […]