GALLERY: Franz Ferdinand @ Academy 1, Manchester (22/03/2014)

Franz Ferdinand, Eagulls
Date: 22/03/2014)
Venue: Manchester Academy

Read the review of the gig here

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“Eagulls”: Note: Not a farewell tour, or billionth anniversary tour. In fact not even that Eagles

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Chewbacca dropped in for a special guest solo whilst filming over here in the UK for Episode VII

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Shopping for Blood: Frontman Alex Kapranos spots the angry bowling team in the crowd looking for their “customised” kit back

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“Do you want to?”: Alex gets pouty when a fans answers “no”

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Evil Eye: Nick McCarthy stays cool despite the unscrupulous gaze of the kick drum

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Lucid Dreams: Kapranos has all-too-clear visions of a bad hair day

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“Come onnnnnnnn… Take Me OU-ch” – Alex steps on his own toe…

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Ace of Bass: Bob “Party Hardy” provides the vibe

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Right Words: Turning on the charm offensive

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Right Action: Kapronos gets a kick out of Manchester

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Just… Walk Away: “Who called my trousers patchy?” – Nick McCarthy reacts to crowd trouser banter