Franz Ferdinand - Words So Leisured
NME.COM feature on Franz Ferdinand - Words So Leisured album including album review, artwork, tracks, listen now, tour dates, discography and more.
Four years since their half-hearted third album, they’re back to their sharpest, struttiest, guitar-driven best
There’s a line in ‘Fresh Strawberries’, the fifth track on Franz Ferdinand’s fourth album, that could be taken as a neat metaphor for a mid-noughties indie buzz band’s career. It goes, to a melody like Blur reworking ‘Penny Lane’: “We are fresh strawberries/A fresh burst of red strawberries/Ripe turning riper in the bowl/We will soon be rotten/We will all be forgotten/Half...
- Aug 20, 2013
Franz Ferdinand, Beady Eye, Blue
- May 3, 2011
Dub, dub, dub you, dub you wanna
- May 27, 2009
Alex Kapranos and co take their 'Tonight' show to Iberia and are crowned the kings of Castile. Palacio De Deportes, Madrid. Friday, April 3
- Apr 14, 2009
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|Mar 15, 2014||Roundhouse||London|
|Mar 17, 2014||Brighton Dome||Brighton|
|Mar 18, 2014||O2 Academy Bristol||Bristol|
|Mar 19, 2014||Southampton Guildhall||Southampton|
The band will tour the UK in March next year (2014)
The band perform a small London gig as part of the XFM Presents with Ford SYNC series
Disc including exclusive remixes and live tracks is free with the magazine on newsstands from today (September 18)
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