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Riff: Franz Ferdinand – “Bullet”

Aug 27, 2013

So I’d better explain that I have a/Red vendetta in my narrow bones/A wicked indicative eye

from Bullet lyrics by Franz Ferdinand

Cranking up the pace with an explosive burst of 70s-inspired garage rock, Kapranos adds a vindictive eye, a vendetta in his bones and a yellow jealousy to his list of faults on a self-imposed character assassination which suggests the bullet lodged in his brain was fired there for a reason; [LISTEN].

Riff by Jon O'Brien

Jon O'Brien is a UK-based staff writer for SONGLYRICS. He holds a journalism degree from the University of Central Lancashire and has written thousands of biographies and reviews for Allmusic.com, among several other pieces for established music publications.

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