Franz Ferdinand
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Franz Ferdinand

Franz Ferdinand Biography (Wikipedia)

Franz Ferdinand are a Scottish rock band formed in Glasgow in 2002. 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 self-titled 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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Take Me Out
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Take Me Out
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Take Me Out (Full Version)
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Take Me Out (Full Version)
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Darts Of Pleasure (Radio 1 In Concert, 13 Apr 2004)
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Darts Of Pleasure (Radio 1 In Concert, 13 Apr 2004)
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Michael (Radio 1 In Concert, 13 Apr 2004)
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Michael (Radio 1 In Concert, 13 Apr 2004)
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This Fire - Queen Margaret Union, Glasgow 2004
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This Fire - Queen Margaret Union, Glasgow 2004
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Take Me Out (Radio 1 In Concert, 13 Apr 2004)
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Take Me Out (Radio 1 In Concert, 13 Apr 2004)
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Cheating On You - Queen Margaret Union, Glasgow 2004
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Cheating On You - Queen Margaret Union, Glasgow 2004
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Love And Destroy (Radio 1 In Concert, 13 Apr 2004)
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Love And Destroy (Radio 1 In Concert, 13 Apr 2004)
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Tell Her Tonight - Queen Margaret Union, Glasgow 2004
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Tell Her Tonight - Queen Margaret Union, Glasgow 2004
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Do You Want To
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Do You Want To
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Love Illumination
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Love Illumination
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Matinee
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Matinee
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Feel The Love Go
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Feel The Love Go
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Jacqueline
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Jacqueline
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Darts Of Pleasure
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Darts Of Pleasure
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Turn It On
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Turn It On
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Always Ascending
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Always Ascending
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The Dark Of The Matinée
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The Dark Of The Matinée
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Hallam Foe Dandelion Blow
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Hallam Foe Dandelion Blow
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Outsiders
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Outsiders
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Stand On The Horizon
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Stand On The Horizon
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Right Action
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Right Action
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Bang Bang
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Bang Bang
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The Fallen
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The Fallen
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BBC Music Presents The Biggest Weekend

BBC Music Presents The Biggest Weekend

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Glastonbury: 2015
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Worthy Farm, Pilton
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Glastonbury: 2015

Glastonbury: 2015

Worthy Farm, Pilton
T in the Park: 2014
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Balado, Kinross-Shire
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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
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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
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2014
6 Music Festival: 2014

6 Music Festival: 2014

Victoria Warehouse, Manchester

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