I could easily sum this gig up by saying, Franz turned up and played all their popular tracks and big singles to a packed crowd and made everyone happy. I mean that’s what they do.
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Tonight they came, they played and they conquered the flat lands again.
...a close acquaintance pointed out that listening to this LP was akin to listening to a good Duran Duran, (in the sense of imagining for a moment Duran ever actually being any good).
"Best show I've seen them do since, oh hell, the first time? Probably better. Yes it's easy to be blasé about Franz Ferdinand, but they are the real deal. Wish there were more like them. "
What with the Neanderthal drumming and the phasing effects, it could almost be the Sabs in their prime. Bloody hell, now there's a thought.
Oh yes, that's starting to look like a tent now
Anyway I'm shit at crosswords. I just think, so what? They are too insular a pastime for me. I always preferred Scrabble because it's much more social
"2004 - That was the year that was. According to Bill."
How do you scalp a scalper? Ask the girls...."
"“Christ, that's a bit Spinal Tap, Bob...how many albums have you sold now, it must be going on for a million”"
"The sort of stuff that a young XTC alluded to but never got thanked for and a potential that could only have been reached if Pulp and The Stranglers had hit it off and had children. "
The tale of three reviewers, one band and a bottle of Incendiary fizz."