Franz Ferdinand announce new album 'Always Ascending'

After teasing us with some new material at the end of last week, Franz Ferdinand have now returned to announce their plans for a new studio album, set to arrive early next year.

The new full-length 'Always Ascending' is their first LP since the 2013 album ‘Right Thoughts, Right Words, Right Action’, as well as first since the departure of founding member Nick McCarthy, and is due to be released on the 9th February.

You can check out the title-track in the player and see the album's full tracklisting below.

'Always Ascending' Tracklist:
01. Always Ascending
02. Lazy Boy
03. Paper Cages
04. Finally
05. The Academy Award
06. Lois Lane
07. Huck And Jim
08. Glimpse Of Love
09. Feel The Love Go
10. Slow Don’t Kill Me Slow

More News

Totally Enormous Extinct Dinosaurs shares new track 'Body Move'

Despite remaining completely silent as to whether we are getting a follow-up to his brilliant 2012 debut album 'Trouble', Totally Enormous Extinct... 3 weeks 2 hours ago

Eminem drops surprise album 'Kamikaze'

After announcing late last night that he was contributing to the forthcoming 'Venom' soundtrack, Enimem has now dropped his tenth studio album out of... 3 weeks 6 hours ago

Neneh Cherry announces new album 'Broken Politics'

After returning earlier this month to share the single 'Kong', Neneh Cherry has now announced her plans for a new studio album to arrive later in the... 3 weeks 1 day ago

Laura Jane Grace announces new album 'Bought To Rot'

Taking a break away from her formative band Against Me!, frontwoman Laura Jane Grace has now announced her plans to release a new solo album later in... 3 weeks 1 day ago

The Orwells have split up

Earlier this week, US indie outfit The Orwells were forced to cancel a series of live shows due to a number of sexual abuse allegations coming to... 3 weeks 1 day ago

YAK return with new single 'White Male Carnivore'

After blowing us away with their brilliant 2016 debut album 'Alas Salvation', YAK are back and have now shared a brand new single. The new track '... 3 weeks 2 days ago

Nao unveils new single 'Make It Out Alive'

With her highly-anticipated new album set to drop later in the year, Nao has now unveiled the next cut to be lifted from it. The new single 'Make... 3 weeks 2 days ago

St. Vincent announces intimate London show

After a summer which has seen her take to the stage at a number of festivals all over the world, St. Vincent has now announced her plans for a one-... 3 weeks 2 days ago

Hippo Campus announce new album 'Bambi'

Following on from their highly-praised debut album 'Landmark' last year, Hippo Campus have returned to announce the details of their second studio LP... 3 weeks 3 days ago