Franz Ferdinand
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2001
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Franz Ferdinand

Franz Ferdinand Biography (Wikipedia)

Franz Ferdinand are a Scottish indie rock band, formed in 2002 and based in Glasgow. The band's original lineup was composed of Alex Kapranos (lead vocals and guitar, keyboard), Nick McCarthy (rhythm guitar, keyboards and backing vocals), Bob Hardy (bass guitar), and Paul Thomson (drums, percussion and backing vocals). Julian Corrie (keyboards, synthesiser, guitar and backing vocals) and Dino Bardot (guitar and backing vocals) joined the band in 2017 after McCarthy left during the previous year. The band has been notable for being one of the more popular post-punk revival bands, garnering multiple UK top 20 hits. They have been nominated for several Grammy Awards and have received two Brit Awards – winning one for Best British Group – as well as one NME Award.

The band's first two singles, "Darts of Pleasure" and "Take Me Out", peaked within the top-50 on the UK Singles Chart. "Take Me Out" achieved global recognition by charting in several countries and went on to earn a Grammy nomination for Best Rock Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocal. It has since been noted as the band's signature song, as well. The band released their eponymous debut studio album on 9 February 2004 to critical acclaim. The album won the 2004 Mercury Prize and earned a Grammy nomination for Best Alternative Album.

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Feel The Love Go
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Paper Cages
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Paper Cages
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Feel The Love Go (BBC Radio Scotland Session 29/1/18)
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Feel The Love Go (BBC Radio Scotland Session 29/1/18)
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Matinee (Radio 2 session, 19 Feb 2018)
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Matinee (Radio 2 session, 19 Feb 2018)
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Feel The Love Go (Radio 2 session, 19 Feb 2018)
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Feel The Love Go (Radio 2 session, 19 Feb 2018)
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Feel the Love Go (Radio Edit)
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Feel the Love Go (Radio Edit)
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Take Me Out
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Take Me Out
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Lazy Boy
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Franz Ferdinand, Albert Hammond Jr
Cambridge Corn Exchange, Cambridge, UK
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Feb
2018
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Cambridge Corn Exchange, Cambridge, UK
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Feb
2018
Franz Ferdinand, Albert Hammond Jr
O2 Academy Brixton, London, UK
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Feb
2018
Franz Ferdinand, Albert Hammond Jr
Brighton Dome, Brighton, UK
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May
2018
Franz Ferdinand, Beck, Little Dragon, First Aid Kit, Manic Street Preachers, Underworld, Courtney Barnett, The Breeders, Ash, Orbital, Young Fathers, Public Service Broadcasting and Goldie
Titanic Slipways, Belfast, UK

Past BBC Events

Glastonbury: 2015
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Worthy Farm, Pilton
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2015
Glastonbury: 2015

Glastonbury: 2015

Worthy Farm, Pilton
T in the Park: 2014
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Balado, Kinross-Shire
2014-07-13T13:26:17
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Jul
2014
T in the Park: 2014

T in the Park: 2014

Balado, Kinross-Shire
BBC Radio Scotland Sessions: Franz Ferdinand
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BBC Pacific Quay
2014-04-21T13:26:17
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Apr
2014
BBC Radio Scotland Sessions: Franz Ferdinand

BBC Radio Scotland Sessions: Franz Ferdinand

BBC Pacific Quay
6 Music Festival: 2014
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Victoria Warehouse, Manchester
2014-03-01T13:26:17
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Mar
2014
6 Music Festival: 2014

6 Music Festival: 2014

Victoria Warehouse, Manchester
Zane Lowe Sessions: Franz Ferdinand
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BBC Maida Vale Studios, London
2013-08-28T13:26:17
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Aug
2013
Zane Lowe Sessions: Franz Ferdinand

Zane Lowe Sessions: Franz Ferdinand

BBC Maida Vale Studios, London

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