Annotation

Debut album. Winner of the Mercury Prize for Best British Album on 7th September, 2004.
Initial quantities of the UK release included a bonus disc containing a recording of a live concert.

Other album credits

Back cover by Vivian Lewis
Band photo by Joe Dilworth
Black and white photo by Roxanne Clifford
Other artwork by Franz Ferdinand and Matthew Cooper

Manager: Cerne Canning

Annotation last modified on 2010-01-01 12:39 UTC.

Tracklist

CD 1
#TitleRatingLength
1Jacqueline
producer:
Tore Johansson
phonographic copyright by:
Domino Recording Co. Ltd. (not for release label use!) (in 2004)
mash-ups:
Sweet Jacqueline (Franz Ferdinand vs. Eurythmics vs. Faithless) by Divide & Kreate
recording of:
Jacqueline
writer:
Bob Hardy (bassist for Franz Ferdinand), Alex Kapranos and Nick McCarthy
3.63:49
2Tell Her Tonight
producer:
Franz Ferdinand
mixer:
Tore Johansson
phonographic copyright by:
Domino Recording Co. Ltd. (not for release label use!) (in 2004)
recording of:
Tell Her Tonight
writer:
Alex Kapranos and Nick McCarthy
3.052:18
3Take Me Out43:57
4The Dark of the Matinée
producer:
Tore Johansson
phonographic copyright by:
Domino Recording Co. Ltd. (not for release label use!) (in 2004)
has remixes:
Matinée (Headman remix) by Franz Ferdinand, Matinée (Headman vocal remix) by Franz Ferdinand and The Dark of the Matinée (Headman remix) by Franz Ferdinand
recording of:
The Dark of the Matinée
writer:
Bob Hardy (bassist for Franz Ferdinand), Alex Kapranos and Nick McCarthy
3.54:03
5Auf Achse
producer:
Tore Johansson
phonographic copyright by:
Domino Recording Co. Ltd. (not for release label use!) (in 2004)
recording of:
Auf Achse
writer:
Alex Kapranos and Nick McCarthy
3.054:20
6Cheating on You
producer:
Tore Johansson
phonographic copyright by:
Domino Recording Co. Ltd. (not for release label use!) (in 2004)
recording of:
Cheating on You
writer:
Alex Kapranos and Nick McCarthy
32:37
7This Fire
producer:
Franz Ferdinand
mixer:
Tore Johansson
phonographic copyright by:
Domino Recording Co. Ltd. (not for release label use!) (in 2004)
has remixes:
This Fire (Playgroup remix) by Franz Ferdinand
sampled by:
Burn This City by Lil Wayne feat. Twista
recording of:
This Fire
writer:
Alex Kapranos and Nick McCarthy
3.64:15
8Darts of Pleasure
producer:
Tore Johansson
phonographic copyright by:
Domino Recording Co. Ltd. (not for release label use!) (in 2003)
recording of:
Darts of Pleasure
writer:
Alex Kapranos and Nick McCarthy
3.753:00
9Michael3.453:21
10Come On Home
producer:
Tore Johansson
phonographic copyright by:
Domino Recording Co. Ltd. (not for release label use!) (in 2004)
recording of:
Come On Home
writer:
Alex Kapranos and Nick McCarthy
3.553:46
1140′
producer:
Tore Johansson
phonographic copyright by:
Domino Recording Co. Ltd. (not for release label use!) (in 2004)
recording of:
40′
writer:
Alex Kapranos and Nick McCarthy
3.353:23

Credits

Release

engineer:Stefan Kvarnström
Jens Lindgård
mastering:Steve Rooke (mastering engineer)
manufactured by:Epic (US label founded by CBS in 1953, now owned by Sony)
copyrighted by:Domino Recording Co. Ltd. (not for release label use!) (in 2004)
phonographic copyright by:Sony Music Entertainment Inc. (not for release label use! company owned by Sony Corporation of America from 1991–2004; operated worldwide except in JP) (in 2004)
Discogs:https://www.discogs.com/release/367121 [info]
ASIN:US: B0001ZMWQO [info]