Franz Ferdinand have finally gotten around to releasing a video for "Fresh Strawberries," from last year's "Right Thoughts, Right Words, Right Action."
Franz Ferdinand recently released Right Thoughts, Right Words, Right Action track “Fresh Strawberries” as a single with an entirely German-sung B-side. Now they’ve got a music video shot in stark black and white, filled with strange, surreal imagery. Watch it below. ) Right Thoughts, Right Words, Right Action is out now via Domino.
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Alex Kapranos sings in German, like the real Franz Ferdinand probably did, throughout the track.
Last year Franz Ferdinand released the LP Right Thoughts, Right Words, Right Actions, and to go along with the release of a new single from the album, “Fresh Strawberries,” they’ve dropped the track’s B-side, “Erdbeer Mund.” It’s a bouncy, synth-happy song, and all its vocals are sung in German. Listen below. Right Thoughts, Right Words, [...]
The B-Side to the band's latest single, "Fresh Strawberries".
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by Alex Balk Sometimes you just want perfectly competent straight-ahead rock, and when you do these guys are just as good as any other option. You don't always need to think about things, you know. [ Via] 0 Comments The post Franz Ferdinand, "Bullet" appeared first on The Awl.
Franz Ferdinand have already made a generous handful of videos for songs from their new album Right Thoughts, Right Words, Right Action — for “Right Action,” for “Love Illumination,” and, most disgustingly, for “Evil Eye.” Now they’ve got another one, and it’s a comparatively low-key affair, made up of nothing but footage of the band [...]
An epic live performance clip.