|No You Girls|
|Oh, kiss me Flick your cigarette, then kiss me Kiss me where your eye won't meet me Meet me where your mind won't kiss me Flick your eyes and mind...||See the rest of the song lyrics|
While it would have been interesting to hear a further evolution of the band's sound, the album offers plenty of adrenaline, pheromones and stealthy sophistication, thanks to Bob Hardy's driving bass, Alex Kapranos' expressive crooning and the band's unusual ability to make every song sound like a single.
Does Tonight satisfy what we were all hoping for after three years between albums, along with the lofty expectations that are by definition bound to accompany a concept album/rock opera? Probably not. But, is it better than "You Could Have It So Much Better?" Definitely, if not only for the points on the record where Kapranos and company get it oh so right.
JeroenHMay 1, 2009According to some of the critics this album must be boring and by far not the best they can do. Luckily the critics as usual have no clue, as According to some of the critics this album must be boring and by far not the best they can do. Luckily the critics as usual have no clue, as the difference in the rating between critics and users on this site shows. Franz Ferdinand actually managed to make an album that is timeless and addictive and becomes better every time you hear it. It's their best album yet and one of the very best albums yet released in 2009!… Expand
RyanCFeb 1, 2009The best Franz Ferdinand album so far. Ulysses is a knockout single!
AlexDMar 22, 2009Don't even bother reading the 'professional' reviews. This album is Franz-tastic!
RossB.Jan 27, 2009It's been a while since I've put Franz Ferdinand on my itunes, even though I really enjoyed both of their previous albums...so I It's been a while since I've put Franz Ferdinand on my itunes, even though I really enjoyed both of their previous albums...so I almost thought twice about picking this album up....but it's been the only thing on my itunes since, some fantastically catchy tunes from the opening current single Ulysees it starts rocking your socks off, works its way through some quirky lyrics and good old rock n roll before ascending into some funky electronika to finish, topped off with an acoustic little number to see you out. Great stuff, still exciting, energetic and engaging. And scottish, which is always good :)… Expand
ELWING.Jan 29, 2009Tonight might not top the energy and hooks of the debut but an improvement from the previous effort nonetheless. Requires repeated listens to Tonight might not top the energy and hooks of the debut but an improvement from the previous effort nonetheless. Requires repeated listens to reveal true value of the album. And it's far better than those offered by most indie bands today. Franz Ferdinand are still the kings of dance rock.… Expand
VéroniqueDECAUDINFeb 7, 2009A great, dancy, expected album.
GilJ.Jul 20, 2009I wholly agree with the Paste review. "A band that once mattered" - who suddenly sound like they listened to too many recent Blur albums and I wholly agree with the Paste review. "A band that once mattered" - who suddenly sound like they listened to too many recent Blur albums and think no-one gives a damn about tunes anymore. Unmemorable to the core and disappointing in the extreme.… Expand
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