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

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