Franz Ferdinand is an indie rock band from Glasgow, Scotland. It is assumed that the band were named after the archduke, but the band claim that they are in fact named after a horse.
The group's debut self-titled
album released in 2004 debuted on the UK album charts at #3,
and won the 2004 Mercury Music Prize. Their second album, You Could Have It So Much Better, charted at
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