Indie Rock icons Franz Ferdinand were formed in 2002 in Glasgow, Scotland. The band was founded by Alex Kapranos, Nick McCarthy, Bob Hardy and Paul Thomson. The band gained worldwide recognition as one of the most important bands in the Post-Punk Revival genre. They released three records in the first decade of the 2000’s and one in 2013 before parting ways with Nick McCarthy. Their first album after his leaving comes in 2018.