Franz Ferdinand Makes the Rock Kids Dance - The Dinner Party Download by The Dinner Party Download published on 2013-08-09T20:28:18Z Alex Kapranos is lead singer and guitarist of the chart-topping, Mercury Prize-winning rock band Franz Ferdinand. The band is currently on a world tour promoting their soon-to-drop album, “Right Thoughts, Right Words, Right Action.” He talks to Rico about being boys at the girls’ party, the historical scope of his ambitions, and being amused by Americans rediscovering their own musical heritage. The Dinner Party Download (www.dinnerpartydownload.com) is a smart, funny public radio show about everything excellent in culture, from the company that brings you "Marketplace." Think NPR meets Vanity Fair. In each episode, hosts Rico Gagliano & Brendan Francis Newnam talk with some of the world's most interesting celebrities, and along the way equip you with bad jokes, fresh drink recipes, hot food finds, odd news items... and etiquette tips from the likes of Henry Rollins and Dick Cavett. Past guests include Michelle Williams, Judd Apatow, Kid Cudi, Sir Richard Branson and others. Wallpaper magazine calls us one of their "40 Reasons To Live In The USA."