62k
Like

Riff: Franz Ferdinand – “Evil Eye”

Aug 27, 2013

Some people get a freak outta me/Some people can’t see what I can see

from Evil Eye lyrics by Franz Ferdinand

Resembling a post-punk take on a Scooby Doo soundtrack, the tight funk rhythms, spiky guitars and eerie theramins of “Evil Eye” help provide a groovy backdrop to a paranoid ramble from a troubled soul who doesn’t believe in God but does believe in crawling creatures no-one else can see; [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.

What is a RIFF?

A RIFF is a bonsai-trimmed song review in 300 characters or less, plugging your favorite lyric. Create your own, vote others to the TOP - the lyric is your oyster.

More Riffs

Chris Brown – “Tuesday” (Ft. Trey Songz)

U2 – “The Troubles”

U2 – “This is Where You Can Reach Me Now”

U2 – “Sleep Like a Baby Tonight”

U2 – “Cedarwood Road”

U2 – “Raised by Wolves”

U2 – “Volcano”

U2 – “Iris (Hold Me Close)”

U2 – “Song for Someone”

U2 – “California (There is No End to Love)”