News > Franz Ferdinand's New Album Queen Inspired

Added on 18-Jan-2006

FRANZ FERDINAND BOW BEFORE QUEEN British rockers FRANZ FERDINAND have revealed the surprising inspiration behind their new album - eighties glam rockers QUEEN. The band recently released YOU COULD HAVE IT SO MUCH BETTER, a quick follow up to their 2004 eponymous debut album. And frontman ALEX KAPRANOS is appealing to fans to try and spot the similiarities.

He says, "I've loved Queen ever since I was young. I think there's a Queen influence on the new record - especially their rhythm section. ROGER TAYLOR and JOHN DEACON were masterful. The bass line to ANOTHER ONE BITES THE DUST is brilliant. I think FREDDIE MERCURY is the ultimate showman. He really inspires me when I perform."

Submitted by: Antonio Pala

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