Front-man Alex Kapranos says Franz Ferdinand want to make “records that girls can dance to,” – perhaps the best musical aspiration ever, and 2004 belonged to this scarf-wearing bunch from Glasgow. Their self-titled debut charted at number 3 in the UK Album Chart and they went on to win the Mercury Music Prize that year. Rumours of a love-in with Morrissey have been firmly denied!
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