Live Alone

Album: Tonight: Franz Ferdinand (2009)
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Songfacts®:

  • Frontman Alex Kapranos told the New Musical Express January 17, 2009 that this song, is, "about how whenever Bob [Hardy, bass] gets a taxi in NYC he'll put the word 'man' at the end of a sentence unconsciously, as if it makes him more American."

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