The wit and wisdom of Alex Kapranos

Read the best quotes by the Franz Ferdinand frontman



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This week we published an interview with Glaswegian indie band Franz Ferdinand, who spoke to Time Out about their new album ‘Right Thoughts, Right Words, Right Action’, keeping a low media profile, and why ‘it’s great to trigger hatred among people you don’t particularly like’. The group’s gangly, outspoken frontman Alex Kapranos also had a lot to say on topics from Scottish independence to US air marshals. Here are his best bits that didn't make the interview as published.

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Hugely undervalued new wave veterans The Monochrome Set continue their triumphant return. They originally splintered off from the first line-up of Adam And The Ants and made a name for themselves with a series of hooky, urbane, and occasionally sharply satirical pop songs that have influenced everyone from The Smiths to Franz Ferdinand. They've recently released a new album (their twelth) called 'Spaces Everywhere'. 

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