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Franz Ferdinand


(With Albert Hammond Jr), Albert Hall, Manchester, 13/2/2018

Franz Ferdinand - (With Albert Hammond Jr), Albert Hall, Manchester, 13/2/2018

Harry Sherriff watches Glasgow indie stalwarts Franz Ferdinand play the Albert Hall in Manchester at their first UK gig in support of fifth album ‘Always Ascending’.

Hammersmith Apollo, London, 9/3/2009

Franz Ferdinand - Hammersmith Apollo, London, 9/3/2009

At the Hammersmith Apollo in London, Rachel Williams watches Franz Ferdinand play a storming set of past and present glories

Astoria, London, 5/5/2004

Franz Ferdinand - Astoria, London, 5/5/2004

With interest in them having reached fever pitch, Franz Ferdinand's first tour since they met with chart success sold out within horus of release. One of those lucky enough to have a ticket, Anthony Strutt watches the Glasgow group play a forceful set


Photoscapes (2018)

Franz Ferdinand - Photoscapes

Marie Hazelwood photographs Glasgow indie/dance rock group Franz Ferdinand at a gig at the Albert Hall in Manchester, the first in a series of UK dates to promote their new album, 'Always Ascending'.


Blood (2009)

Turbulent dub reworking of Franz Ferdinand's recent 'Tonight : Franz Ferdinand' album, which finds the Glaswegians stretching imaginatively in a new direction

No You Girls (2009)

Fine latest single single from Glaagow-based rockers, Franz Ferdinand

Tonight : Franz Ferdinand (2009)

Innovative third album from Franz Ferdinand, upon which while they experiment with various genres, shows that that they have lost none of their ability to write superb pop tunes

Ulysses (2009)

Radio-friendly, but strictly-by-routine first single from their new third album from Franz Ferdinand

You Could Have It So Much Better (2005)

Uninspired and disappointingly mainstream second album from Franz Ferdinand

Franz Ferdinand (2004)

Excellent debut album from the much acclaimed Franz Ferdinand, which more than lives up to the hype

Take Me Out (2003)

Strong second single from Glasgow hip makers Franz Ferdinand, which recalls the Teardrop Explodes



Josef K
Interview Josef K - Interview

Although they were together barely two years, early 80's Edinburgh-based band Josef K's brittle guitar sound and nerve-worn lyrics have proved a massive influence on the likes of Franz Ferdinand. With a new compilation just out, John Clarkson chats to singer Paul Haig about his seminal group

Interview Wives - Interview

Stoner have elements of everything from The Police to Franz Ferdinand to Led Zeppelin in their music. Sarah Johnson chats to the three piece London group about how many of their songs were written on John Lennons piano and their fikrst national tour.

Interview Miscellaneous - Interview

Electronica act Pro Forma created a melancholic punk sound which they dubbed 'The Council House' and featured in its first line-up Franz Ferdinand's Paul Thomson. Founder member Simon Henderson speaks about its past and future


02, London, 26/2/2009 Cure - 02, London, 26/2/2009

...while to celebrate the next night with White Lies, Crystal Castles and Franz Ferdinand all as support play a full two hour show

Bob Log III
Garage, London, 30/10/2004 Ella Guru - Garage, London, 30/10/2004

Arizonian Bob Log III has just finished touring his unique brand of "psycho-delta blues" on a British tour with Franz Ferdinand and the Kills . At a headline show in London, Dominic Simpson watches him play a spellbinding set

Leeds Festival 2
29/8/2004 Miscellaneous - 29/8/2004

..while on its last day Denzil Watson watches performances among others to the 5, 6, 7, 8s, the New York Dolls, Franz Ferdinand, Morrissey, the Libertines and the White Stripes

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