Riff: Franz Ferdinand – “Treason! Animals”

Aug 27, 2013

Hey friends when will you get here?/Hey friends I need to hear voices/I don’t care what you talk about

from Treason! Animals lyrics by Franz Ferdinand

Backing up Kapranos’ judgement that ‘something has really gone wrong here,’ the slightly absurd “Treason! Animals” deals with a schizophrenic self-appointed king of the jungle who relies on a talking mirror to determine whether he’s in love with either a narcissist, nemesis or pharmacist; [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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