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Karen O Tops Cool List

YEAH YEAH YEAHS star KAREN O has been named rock's coolest person in a new magazine poll. The sassy singer beat FRANZ FERDINAND's ALEX KAPRANOS, ANDRE 3000 and PELLE ALMQVIST from THE HIVES to...

Kapranos Slams Sting

FRANZ FERDINAND frontman ALEX KAPRANOS has slammed musician STING as being "distanced from reality". Kapranos' criticism about the ENGLISHMAN IN NEW YORK singer comes just days after he took a swipe at AMERICAN IDOL...

Ferdinand Ready For Fame

Rockers FRANZ FERDINAND are happy they have achieved success in their twenties rather than in their teens, because they are mature enough to cope with being famous. The band, who last Tuesday (07SEP04) picked...

Franz Ferdinand's Kapranos Slams Cowell And Gates

FRANZ FERDINAND frontman ALEX KAPRANOS has slammed music mogul SIMON COWELL and pop hunk GARETH GATES for killing the music industry's credibility. The Scottish hunk brands POP IDOL musicians "boring" and hopes that by...

Ferdinand Scoop Mercury Music Prize

Scottish rockers FRANZ FERDINAND have been crowned this year's (04) winner of Britain's coveted MERCURY MUSIC PRIZE. The TAKE ME OUT stars' eponymous debut album was the panel's number one choice at the London...

J.lo Rubbished By Franz Ferdinand

Scots band FRANZ FERDINAND frontman ALEX KAPRANOS has slammed JENNIFER LOPEZ for letting fame go to her head. The MATINEE singer is disgusted at the Latina superstar's highly publicised diva-demands and her reported refusal...

Ferdinand's Stage Humiliation

FRANZ FERDINAND frontman ALEX KAPRANOS accidentally exposed himself to an entire theatre of fans in France recently, when his trousers split onstage. The gaffe was made all the worse because Kapranos wasn't wearing any...

Franz Ferdinand Singer Pursued By Moss

FRANZ FERDINAND singer ALEX KAPRANOS has been spotted with supermodel KATE MOSS, who appears to be besotted with the Scottish star after his weekend gig (26JUN04) at Britain's GLASTONBURY FESTIVAL. Moss, 30, is reportedly...

Bittersweet Glastonbury For Ferdinand's Kapranos

FRANZ FERDINAND rocker ALEX KAPRANOS enjoyed his band's triumphant performance at Britain's GLASTONBURY FESTIVAL on Friday (25JUN04) - despite confronting some unpleasant memories from the last time he attended. The TAKE ME OUT singer...

Ferdinand Fight With Eminem's Minders

Scottish band FRANZ FERDINAND were so enraged by the "attitude" of rapper EMINEM's bodyguards backstage at a German TV show, they launched into fight with them. The TAKE ME OUT rockers were appearing on...

Franz Ferdinand Backs Downloading

Scottish rock band FRANZ FERDINAND has defended people illegally downloading music off the internet, following the recent crackdown on the practice. TAKE ME OUT singer ALEX KAPRANOS has described downloading as "great" - claiming most...

Franz Ferdinand Rebuff Sell Out Claims

Rising rockers FRANZ FERDINAND have shrugged off 'sell-out' accusations - because they're proud of the popularity of their smash hit single TAKE ME OUT. The Scottish band - who got to number two in...

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