Franz Ferdinand Talks Starting ‘Completely Afresh’ With New Album


“Right now I couldn’t think of a life I’d rather have,” Alex Kapranos says of helming Franz Ferdinand. But it wasn’t long ago the singer and his band were hardly confident in their future. In 2016, following the departure of founding guitarist Nick McCarthy, the three original members of the Scottish band — Kapranos, bassist Bob Hardy, and drummer Paul Thompson — gathered in a Glasgow studio and attempted to write new music. Full story click here