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Franz Ferdinand Announce New Album
Christian Eede , October 25th, 2017 16:20

Franz Ferdinand announce details of new album set for release early next year

Franz Ferdinand have announced a new album, titled Always Ascending. You can hear the disco-inflected title track above right now.

The album was recorded in London and Paris with the help of French producer Philippe Zdar of Cassius. Lead singer Alex Kapronos describes the sound of the new album as "simultaneously futuristic and naturalistic".

The band will launch the album via a Facebook live stream tonight (October 25) at 8.30pm BST from Paris' Point Ephémère. They will preview a selection of tracks from the new album during the stream.

The album is released on February 9 and can be pre-ordered here and here.

The band will tour the UK and Ireland in support of the album in February. You can find their list of tour dates here.

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