No You Girls

Album: Tonight: Franz Ferdinand (2009)
Charted: 22

Songfacts®:

  • This song, about a girl that frontman Alex Kapranos kissed years previously, mirrors another track on the Franz Ferdinand: Tonight album, "Katherine Kiss Me." Kapranos explained to Rolling Stone: "It's two versions of the same event. One with the sort of exaggeration with which you would tell it to your friends - and the other way, which is more vulnerable." Kapronos told the New Musical Express January 17,2009 that on this version, "it is sung the way you tell a story in the pub where everything is a bit more glamorous."
  • On this dancefloor number, Kapronos sings about boys and girls who are simultaneously dancing with each other and being completely inconsiderate to each other. He commented to The Daily Telegraph January 22, 2009: "I love the idea of people subliminally or unconsciously acting out the themes of the song, while they're actually dancing to it."
  • This song soundtracked a 2009 TV commercial for the Apple 2F iPod.

Comments: 4

  • Valo from Moscow, Russia FederationStone Roses did 'dancy' think with rock! Franz are doing the same and they're great!
  • Emma from Adelaide, Australiagreat song this was also on the Triple J Hottest 100 2009, one of the top countdown events in Australia and it was also featured in a Gossip Girl episode
  • Darren from Aberdeenshire, United KingdomFranz are Scotlands, suffice to say the UKs best export to the world for a long time!!!!

    they make rock records you somehow can dance to!!! - very bizarre.

    Daniel from Texas....you have great taste mate!
  • Daniel from Tomball, Txcalmly awesome
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