Scottish indie-rockers Franz Ferdinand are hitting town this Friday at First Avenue to show off their new album Always Ascending, and this week the long-running band released a deliciously eighties video for their groovy single “Glimpse of Love.”
Guys, this video has it all: Corny dance moves, sheep, vintage cameras, crazy zooms, dogs, makeovers, and more sheep. How could you possibly want anything more?
Oh wait, we’ve got it: How about if the rapidly aging band did a croon-y, disco-inflected cover of Drake‘s “Passionfruit,” which is apparently the go-to Drake song for alt bands to perform now?
Franz Ferdinand busted out the cover during a live session on The Strombo Show, a radio program and live music series hosted by Toronto broadcaster George Stroumboulopoulos, who somehow has a more Greek-sounding name than Franz frontman Alex Kapranos.
Check out Franz Ferdinand at First Avenue this Friday night and keep it locked on GoRadioMN.com for a recap of the show!
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