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Kapranos Christmas Torture

23rd December 2005

FRANZ FERDINAND frontman ALEX KAPRANOS was almost driven mad by the repetitiveness of people wishing each other 'Happy Christmas' when...

Franz Ferdinand: 'America Isn't Our Cup Of Tea'

22nd December 2005

Scottish rockers FRANZ FERDINAND have announced a boycott of US recording studios - because the tea-drinking hitmakers can't get a...

Franz Ferdinand: 'We Changed The Face Of British Music'

20th December 2005

Scots rockers FRANZ FERDINAND claim their sound is so unique and ground-breaking, they have single-handedly improved the quality of British...

Ferdinand Influenced By West

19th December 2005

Scottish rockers FRANZ FERDINAND have been heavily influenced by rapper KANYE WEST whilst writing 14 new songs for their third...

The Things They Say 864

15th December 2005

"At least he's singing properly, it's not that whiney 'I've-just-come-off-heroin' sound, like CHRIS MARTIN. I hate that." Welsh pop singer...

The Things They Say 837

12th December 2005

"Once we were doing a TV show in France and there were two dressing rooms - one for Franz Ferdinand...

Franz Ferdinand Play Surprise Gig

22nd November 2005

Rockers FRANZ FERDINAND have played a surprise charity gig to over 100 fans at a hospital in their native Scotland....

Kapranos Dismisses Royal Approval

18th November 2005

FRANZ FERDINAND frontman ALEX KAPRANOS is less than impressed by the British royal family's enthusiasm for his music, as he...

Kapranos Enjoyed Prank On Fans

14th November 2005

FRANZ FERDINAND frontman ALEX KAPRANOS enjoyed misleading fans about the direction their second album would take. The band released...

Gallagher: 'Franz Ferdinand Sound Like Right Said Fred'

7th November 2005

Outspoken OASIS frontman LIAM GALLAGHER has compared FRANZ FERDINAND rocker ALEX KAPRANOS to novelty chart act RIGHT SAID FRED....

Kapranos Blasts 'Ono Criticises Mccartney' Stories

12th October 2005

FRANZ FERDINAND frontman ALEX KAPRANOS has slammed media reports YOKO ONO had a dig at SIR PAUL McCARTNEY at the...

The Things They Say 385

11th October 2005

"When I was a chef in a Greek restaurant I used to prepare thousands of calamari rings. As a result,...

Franz Ferdinand Bow Before Queen

10th October 2005

British rockers FRANZ FERDINAND have revealed the surprising inspiration behind their new album - eighties glam rockers QUEEN. The...

Hardy: 'I'm Only In Franz To Keep Kapranos Happy'

4th October 2005

FRANZ FERDINAND bassist BOB HARDY never wanted to be a musician, and only joined the art-rock band to silence ALEX...

Kapranos Brands Us Rock 'Bland'

3rd October 2005

FRANZ FERDINAND frontman ALEX KAPRANOS has hit out at America's rock bands, branding the large majority of them "bland"....

De Niro's Style Inspires Franz Ferdinand Star

1st October 2005

FRANZ FERDINAND frontman ALEX KAPRANOS turns to Hollywood to inspire his distinctive style, and suave movie star ROBERT DE NIRO...

Franz Ferdinand Become Reporters

29th September 2005

British rockers FRANZ FERDINAND are keeping an online diary of all their latest tour exploits, in a bid to get...

Franz Ferdinand Help Sell Big Issue

27th September 2005

FRANZ FERDINAND frontman ALEX KAPRANOS thrilled a homeless man in his native Scotland, by signing copies of charity magazine THE...

Franz Ferdinand's Kapranos Pens Food Column

27th September 2005

FRANZ FERDINAND frontman ALEX KAPRANOS has gone back to his culinary roots, by becoming a food columnist for a British...

Franz Ferdinand: 'Antony And Johnsons Are Worthy Successors'

26th September 2005

Scottish rockers FRANZ FERDINAND were overjoyed when ANTONY AND THE JOHNSONS controversially won this year's (05) prestigious Mercury Music Prize,...

Franz Ferdinand Regret Not Copying Kylie

23rd September 2005

FRANZ FERDINAND frontman ALEX KAPRANOS regrets not mimicking KYLIE MINOGUE's I SHOULD BE SO LUCKY video for their new single...

Franz Ferdinand Pleased Their Album Leaked Online

15th September 2005

LATEST: Scottish rockers FRANZ FERDINAND are pleased their highly anticipated second album has been leaked on the internet, because it...

Franz Ferdinand Mistaken For One Man

11th September 2005

The members of FRANZ FERDINAND have noticed a problem with their band's name - they're often mistaken for one man....

Moss Eyes Wilson As Next Rock Conquest

6th September 2005

KATE MOSS has reportedly set her sights on rocker RICKY WILSON since relations with her on/off lover PETE DOHERTY became...

Franz Ferdinand Frontman Was A Late Bloomer

4th September 2005

Franz Ferdinand frontman ALEX KAPRANOS was a late bloomer - he was 18 when he kissed a girl for the...

Kapranos' Ex Hell

31st August 2005

FRANZ FERDINAND frontman ALEX KAPRANOS was horrified when four of his former girlfriends were all in the audience of his...

Bloody Mess Inspires New Franz Ferdinand Song

31st August 2005

FRANZ FERDINAND's new tune THE FALLEN documents a fight singer ALEX KAPRANOS had with a musician pal, who wanted a...

Queen Myth Prompted Franz Ferdinand To Go Backwards

31st August 2005

FRANZ FERDINAND's self-titled debut album featured a hidden message inspired by frontman ALEX KAPRANOS' love of late QUEEN singer FREDDIE...

Pharrell Is World's Best Dressed Man

11th August 2005

THE NEPTUNES frontman PHARRELL WILLIAMS has been voted the Best Dressed Men in the World, according to the annual poll...

Moss Chasing Pop Star

8th August 2005

KATE MOSS has her sights set on a new romance following her split with PETE DOHERTY last month (JUL05) -...

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