Sound Bites: Eating on Tour with Franz Ferdinand [Alex Kapranos] on Amazon. com. *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The lead singer of the acclaimed. Sound Bites: Eating on Tour with Franz Ferdinand is a book written by Alex Kapranos from the band Franz Ferdinand. It was published on 2 November Sound Bites has ratings and 62 reviews. eLmo said: So, the rating was a bit biased, since i love, LOVE this man and the band. But, honestly, the man.

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Nov 14, Sarah rated it liked it Shelves: Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon. If I weren’t already a Kapfanos Ferdinand fan, I’d give them a chance solely based on Kapranos’s intelligence, humor, and humility.

BBC Radio 7 – Sound Bites: Eating on Tour with Franz Ferdinand, Episode 1

In it Kapranos—who worked in a restaurant kitchen before hitting big with his band—reveals himself to be a fearless eater. This book will put a smile on your face and might even inspire you to try new foods.

Although I did read it in one sitting so maybe i should have taken a break from it. I don’t know why this book only has a 3 star rating.

Luckily it was really short and didn’t take much time to read. Kapranos writes about dining whilst touring with all the knowledge of a former chef and the grace of aldx true critic. It was published on 2 November Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web. Alex Kapranos’ Sound Bites is a great collection of food essays Kapranos penned while on tour mostly with Franz Ferdinand. Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1.


AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. A fun food book with an extremely different perspective. You would never expect a rockstar to write like this. Food and culture lovers, creative non-fiction readers. Customers who bought this item also bought.

The lead column is superb but not all columns live laex to it – many are somewhat less than alrx regarding the restaurant, and instead evoke impressions of life on the road; this may be good or bad, depending on which topic you enjoy reading about more – food or touring.

Kxpranos pretty enjoyable, but not really all that memorable. I bought this book on a bargain not having any idea who Alex Kapranos was or that Franz Ferdinand is, in fact, a band. He is not a foodie or food critic, but yet he makes food sound so intruiging. Aug 23, Rory rated it it was amazing Recommends it for: Franz Ferdinand’s singer has eaten mole in Mexico, mussels in Brussels and fishbrain bread in Finland.

Alex Kapranos: ‘Sound Bites’ and Savory Food

And that experience will forever color how I think about food, and how I eat out, as it has also done for Kapranos. Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. Kapranos is the lead singer and guitarist of Scottish band Franz Ferdinand.


His genuine enthusiasm for trying new foods is umistakeable, but not overbearing, and I vites the honesty in what experiences he did not particularl This book gives a little bit of insight into touring with Franz Ferdinand, but you certainly don’t need to be a fan of the band to soun the book, just a fan of food and new experiences.

Andy Knowles’s drawings are charming, and even though I’m a big fan of ebooks, I love the weight of it in my hands and the texture of the cover. These little essays are tasty little tidbits with a twist. Part travel writing, part food writing, he mixes the typical tour diary with funny, smart, weird food experiences. The order is made. You say that Athens street food is the best in the world. Nice quick read for anyone interested in eating around the world. Having interviewed him once, I can attest to a certain swarmy charm about him that does NOT make it to the page.

Dec 20, Mark Wallsy rated it it was amazing. British wankers, German wankers, North African wankers and American wankers. Live Live at the London Roundhouse. Eating on Tour with Franz Ferdinand on your Kindle in under a minute.