Famous as :Rock and roll band
Birth Date :2001
Birth Place :Glasgow, Scotland
Claim to fame :Album "Franz Ferdinand" (February 9, 2004)
Franz Ferdinand were formed in 2002 with members comprising of lead vocalist Alex Kapranos, bass guitarist Bob Hardy, keyboardist Nick McCartney and drummer Paul Thomson. In May 2003, they were signed to independent recording company Domino Records and released a mini album called "Darts of Pleasure". Through the EP, they won "Phillip Hall Radar Award" at 2004 NME Awards.