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Based on extensive research and up-to-date exclusive interviews (including discussions about the third album) with Alex Kapranos, Bob Hardy, Nick McCarthy, Paul Thomson and others, this book is a celebration of Franz Ferdinand s first five years. Put together with the co-operation of the band and fans around the world, it is a comprehensive, highly illustrated and entertaining guide to the group who have brought credibility and fun back to pop music. One of the UK's most successful pop bands in recent years, Franz Ferdinand formed in Glasgow, Scotland at the beginning of 2002. Since releasing their breakthrough single Take Me Out in 2004 to worldwide acclaim, they have gone on to sell more than six million albums and have received recognition in many quarters they were the first band to receive a Mercury Prize, Brit Awards and NME Awards within the space of twelve months. Known for their guitar driven, disco influenced, catchy pop melodies and intelligent lyrics Franz Ferdinand oversee every aspect of their creative output believing that the imagery of a band is as important as the sound. They are currently writing and recording their third album. The band have a considerable UK and world fan base and appeal to both mainstream and indie types.