Franz Ferdinand

T in the Park2004 review

published: Wed 14th Jul 2004

Saturday 10th to Sunday 11th July 2004
Balado, nr Kinross. Scotland, KY13 0NJ, Scotland MAP
w/e £75 : w/e camping £88 : day tickets £42.50 - SOLD OUT
daily capacity: 52500
last updated: Wed 30th Jun 2004

If you’re Scottish and somewhere in the vicinity of Balado then there is a good chance that you’re standing in front of the main stage ready for Scot-rockers Franz Ferdinand on this Sunday afternoon.

Flags-a-plenty are flying and within a couple of minutes of the start of the set the only thing to be seen is a crowd of people as far as the eye can see. It’s later revealed that more people turned up for Franz Ferdinand than The Darkness.

Franz Ferdinand

With some recent hits and a lot of national pride it is ensured that a performance not to be missed is given. It’s evident that Alexander and the rest of the band are all happy to be here – talking to the crowd and smiling as they hear their fellow country men (and women) cheering with pride.

Elsewhere this set had a good chance of being distinctly average but there’s no chance the Scots were going to let that happen, and no chance that Franz Ferdinand were going to let the country down.
review by: Guy Powell

photos by: Neil Greenway

Saturday 10th to Sunday 11th July 2004
Balado, nr Kinross. Scotland, KY13 0NJ, Scotland MAP
w/e £75 : w/e camping £88 : day tickets £42.50 - SOLD OUT
daily capacity: 52500
last updated: Wed 30th Jun 2004


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