Alex Kapranos — Scottish Musician born on March 20, 1972,

Alexander Paul Kapranos Huntley , commonly known as Alex Kapranos, is a British musician, best known as the lead singer and guitarist of the Glasgow-based rock band Franz Ferdinand... (wikipedia)

There's a difference between expectations and aspirations.
I think in the world of indie music there's this sort of false modesty.
Arty. To me the word's got as much venom associated with it as 'wacky'.
I want to make music that will make the blood surge in your veins, music that will get people up and dance.
Of course, there's a certain type of person who feels that anything which becomes mainstream has to be rejected immediately. And that's part of the indie-alternative snobbery and hierarchy and elitism.