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     Monday, September 26 2005 @ 06:10 PM EDT

    According to an article on the Guardian Unlimited today, it reports that the touring Franz Ferdinand band enters (on stage presumably) to the Doctor Who theme music.

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    Franz Ferdinand

    Pageant, St Louis, Missouri

    Dave Simpson
    Monday September 26, 2005
    The Guardian

    Before Franz Ferdinand hit the stage in Missouri, an audience member comments that "British groups rock'n'roll so much better than American groups". It's an astonishing admission that reflects a wider sea change. Not long ago, a band such as Franz would have been dismissed here as one of those "trendy British haircut groups" - all style and -no passion. But while Britain remains fascinated by the Glaswegians' thin ties, Gang of Four riffs and ironic strategies, the US is simply embracing them as a fantastic pop group. In terms of the American venues they have booked for this tour - big, but not super-big - Franz Ferdinand are months behind where they are in the UK.

    However, the show that reaches British shores in November takes the group to another level. They enter to the Dr Who theme. Enormous monochrome portraits of their faces glow with colour; criss-crossed blue and white spotlights form a tartan light show. However, the outstanding visuals wouldn't work without the band being tight and taut - which could probably be said of the red Franz undies now featuring in their branded merchandise.


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    How completely bizarre!

    I hate those comic books. They never get the eyes right.
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