The New Classics

January 10, 2009

Music Video: Franz Ferdinand, Ulysses

Filed under: Download, Indie Rock, Music Video — Tags: , — Greg @ 11:58 am


Song: Ulysses
Artist: Franz Ferdinand
Album: Tonight: Franz Ferdinand
Label: Domino Records
Analysis: I like the whole gritty, lo-fi, city-at-night look of the video, as the beginning of the clip actually reminds me of Bee Gees’ ‘Stayin Alive’ video. Then it sort of switches locations to the band running through a desert, which I don’t really get. There’s nothing to crazy as far as effects go, but it is basically successful in portraying the atmosphere of the song visually. I wasn’t too crazy about their sophmore album, but ‘Ulysses’, along with ‘Lucid Dreams’, has me once again excited for a Franz Ferdinand record, which will be released later this month.



  1. […] track, and lead single ‘Ulysses‘ is a slick midtempo tune with a late night drug pusher in a seedy hotel aesthetic to it […]

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  2. […] ‘No You Girls’ is a video that is a bit more eccentric than previous single ‘Ulysses‘, and I can’t say that I like it. It tries to be artsy with the women in terrible high […]

    Pingback by Music Video: Franz Ferdinand, No You Girls « The New Classics — March 15, 2009 @ 12:07 pm

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