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Tonight

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"I found a new way, baby," Alex Kapranos snarls on "Ulysses," Tonight's lead single and opening track, and he's almost right. Franz Ferdinand took awhile to record this album after releasing You Could Have It So Much Better as quickly as possible after their breakthrough debut, spending a couple of years coming up with the concept of a "dirty pop" album and trying out dance and pop producers like Erol Alkan and Girls Aloud sound-shapers Xenomania before settling on Dan Carey, who has worked with everyone from CSS to Kylie Minogue. The group tried hard to make these songs a deliberate break from their previous music, and the album is nothing if not deliberate: a concept album about a debauched night out and the morning after, Tonight is more focused than You Could Have It So Much Better, and on the surface, it sounds different than what came before. The band's normally de rigueur angular post-punk guitars are dialed down in favor of beats, bass, and lots of keyboards, all of which are on display on "Ulysses," which, like You Could Have It So Much Better's "Do You Want To?," initially sounds like an odd single choice, then makes perfect sense after a few listens. Kapranos whispers like a devil on your shoulder as the band takes its time building to disco-punk euphoria.

Throughout the rest of album, however, Franz Ferdinand alternates between putting their rave-ups in slightly different skins and taking some real chances with their music. With the most familiar-sounding songs at the top, Tonight's song sequencing might be the most pop thing about it: "Turn It On"'s stop-start rhythms,"Send Him Away"'s Afro-pop-tinged guitars, and "Can't Stop Feeling"'s DFA-like percussion and fuzzy synths are minor refinements on the sound the band has used since Franz Ferdinand. A few songs transcend templates, like the unrepentantly rakish swagger of "No You Girls," which boasts saucy lyrics like "kiss me where your eye won't meet me" and a cleverly twisting chorus that expresses the album's theme of smart enough to know better hedonism perfectly. "Live Alone"'s disco-fied push-pull between solitude and intimacy makes ambivalence exciting, and "Bite Hard"'s punchy drums are the sound of dancing on your conscience's grave. The band saves Tonight's most interesting songs for last: "Lucid Dreams" is oddly dark and jubilant, setting its fantasies to one of the album's boldest arrangements — whether or not the way it trails off on a four-minute jam is successful is a matter of taste, but it's a welcome risk on an album that often feels safe despite its attempts to shake things up. Likewise, the way the acoustic closer "Katherine Kiss Me" transforms "No You Girls"' raw nighttime demands into wry daytime flirtation is so clever that it makes the rest of Tonight all the more puzzling — it's often catchy and kinetic in the moment, yet it still feels like Franz Ferdinand has the potential to do more with their music than just slightly tweak and polish a sound they established several albums ago.

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Une nouvelle facette de Franz Ferdinand

Cette album marque selon moi un changement de direction dans leur style de musique. Cependant ce changement se fait en bien et va ouvrir sur un tas d'expérimentations musicale que l'on va trouver dans Tonight ; avec des sons toujours plus rock mais avec un ajout de synthé electro qui nous donne ce côté "so british old school" accentué que j'aime tant. La chanson Can't Stop Feeling nous le prouve bien par exemple, avec certains sons qui font presque rire à la première écoute. Vous allez vous retrouver complètement entraîné dans une série de chansons toutes très accrocheuses et qui donnent envie de bouger et de ne pas couper avant la fin. Un excellent album où l'on sent qu'ils se sont posés et qu'ils ont réellement réflechis en se disant : "Comment créer quelque chose de novateur tout en gardant notre marque de fabrique ?". Le tout nous donne un album très bon, qui rafraichit le genre et que je conseil à tous les fans de bon rock alternatif !

Lucid nightmare!

Des mois d'attente pour enfin pouvoir acheter Lucid dreams... quelle déception. Sur l'album, ce morceau est devenu un titre lent, désaccordé, sans harmonie et qui casse les oreilles. Où est passée la version courte, pêchue, qu'on peut écouter en streaming sur le site web de Franz Ferdinand (et qui passe sur toutes les radios rock)? Pourquoi, oohhh pourquoi cette jolie version courte n'est-elle pas sur l'album ou en single??? iTunes, fait quelque chose!

tonight...

si j'ai bien compris le concept, on suit FF durant toute une soirée et je trouve le butinage musical plutôt interessant, pêchant dans divers courants pour un ensemble finalement réussi. vivement la tournée car ce band est pour moi un must dans le genre.

Biographie

Formé(s) : 2001 à Glasgow, Scotland

Genre : Alternative

Années d’activité : '00s, '10s

Glasgow's art-damaged rock quartet Franz Ferdinand — named for the Austro-Hungarian Archduke whose murder sparked World War I — feature bassist Bob Hardy, guitarist Nick McCarthy, drummer Paul Thomson, and singer/guitarist Alex Kapranos. In late 2001, Kapranos and Hardy had begun working on music together when they met McCarthy, a classically trained pianist and double bass player who originally played drums for the group despite no prior experience as a drummer. The trio had been rehearsing...
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