When I came back from Vancouver, I brought a couple tubs of Canadian maple syrup and it got confiscated. I guess we'll have to wait and see. NME named Franz Ferdinand the best album of A couple of successful singles came out of this album. On 7 September the album was awarded the Mercury Music Prize. Too forward, way too physical. I got away from the studio early and bought some Italian sausage and some linguine and mustard leaves.
In any case, they have left their mark on Pop Culture history.
Fairy tale of New York
And here's the video of the song, which made 17 in the UK: In approaching the notoriously impenetrable US market, Franz Ferdinand have adopted the kind of sensible, middle-class work ethic that has benefited brainy imports from Pink Floyd to Coldplay. Last year they scooped the Mercury Music prize. Alex Kapranos lead vocals, guitar, keyboardborn in in Gloucestershire, England to an English mother and Greek father and moved to Scotland at the age of seven. Franz Ferdinand met in and around the Glasgow school of Art inwhere Hardy, and McCarthy and Kapranos's girlfriends all studied fine art and painted drummer Paul Thomson, 29, who worked there as a nude model. Want to go where I've never let you before?