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Alex Kapranos is a witty, skinny lad from Glasgow, Scotland. His father is from Greece, and he split his childhood between visiting there and living in Sunderland and South Shields. His family moved to Glasgow in 1983, where he would eventually meet the rest of his band. Originally going by Alex Huntley, his mother's maiden name, he switched back to Kapranos upon starting Franz Ferdinand in 2001.
He was in many bands before Franz Ferdinand– including The Yummy Fur, The… read more