Franz Ferdinand - Always Ascending

Franz Ferdinand

Always Ascending

New Single Taken From The Forthcoming Album.

‘Always Ascending’ the new album from Franz Ferdinand, is being released by Domino on Friday 9th February. Nothing short of a rebirth, the album’s 10 songs are a triumphant recasting of the group, bursting with fresh ideas and vigorous sonic experimentation. 


‘Always Ascending’ was recorded at RAK Studios, London and Motorbass in Paris, with the help of French producer extraordinaire Philippe Zdar (Cassius, Phoenix, The Beastie Boys), the mutual affection between band and producer seeping into every dazzling groove. ‘Always Ascending’ shows Franz Ferdinand broadening their palate, as exuberant as it is euphoric, creating a sound that singer, Alex Kapranos, refers to as “simultaneously futuristic and naturalistic.”


Franz Ferdinand are Alex Kapranos, Bob Hardy, Paul Thomson, Julian Corrie and Dino Bardot.

The tracklisting for ‘Always Ascending’ is as follows:
1. Always Ascending
2. Lazy Boy
3. Paper Cages
4. Finally
5. The Academy Award
6. Lois Lane
7. Huck And Jim
8. Glimpse Of Love
9. Feel The Love Go
10. Slow Don’t Kill Me Slow


The band have also announced their forthcoming tour dates, including a show at London’s O2 Brixton Academy on Saturday the 24th of February.

10 February Galway, Ireland Leisureland
11 February Dublin, Ireland Olympia Theatre
13 February Manchester Albert Hall
14 February Nottingham Rock City
16 February Newcastle O2 Academy
17 February Glasgow O2 Academy
19 February Leeds O2 Academy
20 February Birmingham O2 Academy
21 February Bristol O2 Academy
23 February Cambridge Corn Exchange
24 February London O2 Brixton Academy
25 February Brighton Dome


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