Radio: Sarah and Dan’s Extra Edition

BBC Radio 5
Sarah and Dan’s Extra Edition
Jamie Oliver, FFS & Usain Bolt

Jamie Oliver speaks to Sarah and Colin about a tax on sugar. Alex Kapranos from Franz Ferdinand and brothers Russel and Ron Mael from Sparks talk about coming together to form the supergroup FFS and Usain Bolt speaks about his second gold in the World Championship Athletics.

TV: BBC Two Sue Perkins' Big Night Out

Sue Perkins' Big Night Out

Saturday, August 29, 2015
21:10 (BST)

Sue Perkins celebrates the best shows at this year's Edinburgh Festival, presenting from the BBC's very own big top. Guests include Australian Adam Hills, Canadian Katherine Ryan and fringe regular Phill Jupitus. There is also music from Franz Ferdinand and Sparks, and breathtaking performances from some of the world's most spectacular circus acts.

TV: BBC Edinburgh Nights

Edinburgh Nights
Series 2, Episode 3

Friday, August 28, 2015
23:05 (GMT)

Kirsty Wark presents interviews and performances from the world's biggest arts festival.

As an ambitious new production of Alasdair Gray's seminal novel Lanark opens in Edinburgh, Kirsty talks to its director and cast about the challenges of adapting such an epic work for the stage.
Franz Ferdinand recently joined forces with the American rock group Sparks to form the supergroup FFS. Kirsty interviews them about their artistic collaboration, and there is a special performance by the band.

Radio: Radcliffe and Maconie Tuesday

BBC Radio 6Music
Radcliffe and Maconie
Franz Ferdinand and Sparks

Tuesday, August 25, 2015
13:00 (GMT)

Squire Stuart Maconie of the 6 Music parish presents the show solo today but is joined by none other than band hybrid, FFS! It's a new super-group combining Scottish band Franz Ferdinand and LA-based art-pop band Sparks, and they debuted their first single on this very show at the start of April. Now touring the UK, Ron and Russell Mael (Sparks) and Alex Kapranos (Franz Ferdinand) pop by the Mediacity studio for a quick chinwag before their gig.

New Single "Call Girl"

According to Domino Records, "Call Girl" will be released on August 14th.
Check FFS VEVO on 14th.

August 14th is the day before Summer Sonic!

Radio: Music Through Midnight

BBC Radio Scotland
Music Through Midnight
FFS Interview Part One, Two and Three

France Inter Féte La Musique

France Inter Fete De La Musique at Studio 104 on June 21, 2015


ROCKERPARIS (June 21, 2015)
ALA.NI, Benjamin Biolay, FFS Franz Ferdinand & The Sparks, Les Innocents @ Studio 104 Maison de la Radio, Paris , June 21 2015

Robert GIL ( - Photographe de concerts

Sound of Violence
FFS Paris, Maison de la Radio - June 21, 2015



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Police Encounters
Piss Off
This Town Ain't Big Enough For Both Of Us
Take Me Out

Radio: Vic Galloway

BBC Radio Scotland (June 15, 2015)
Vic Galloway (15:00〜)

Vic has an exclusive - supergroup FFS curate half an hour of the show. Listen in to hear a selection of the music that shaped them.

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