Franz Ferdinand Share “Lazy Boy” + New Album Out Feb 9

Franz Ferdinand share “Lazy Boy,” the latest track to be taken from Always Ascending, their forthcoming album out February 9th on Domino.

Hypnotically laconic, the track is available via DSPs now and follows the recent launch of the Diane Martel-directed video for “Feel The Love Go” (watch HERE).

Franz Ferdinand were in America last week for an appearance on The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon. Watch their adrenaline shot of a performance of “Always AscendingHERE.

Always Ascending is the band’s fifth album and was recorded at RAK Studios, London and Motorbass in Paris, with the help of French producer extraordinaire Philippe Zdar (Cassius, Phoenix, The Beastie Boys). 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 is available to pre-order via iTunes and all DSPs now and will be available on CD, vinyl and ltd edition cassette via DomMart, with a special

DomMart edition, featuring marbled blue and white vinyl, with a signed print and tote bag.

North & South American Tour Dates 

April 8 – Toronto, ON – Rebel

April 10 – Boston, MA – House of Blues

April 11 – Washington, DC – 9:30 Club

April 13 – Philadelphia, PA – The Fillmore

April 15 – Brooklyn, NY – Brooklyn Steel

April 16 – Brooklyn, NY –  Brooklyn Steel (SOLD OUT)

April 20 – Guadalajara, Mexico – Roxy FEstival

April 24 – Mexico City, Mexico – Pepsi City

April 27 – Minneapolis, MN – First Avenue

April 28 – Kansas City, MO – The Truman

April 30 – Milwaukee, WI – The Rave

May 2 – St. Louis, MO – The Pageant

May 7 – Dallas, TX –  House of Blues

May 8 – Houston, TX – White Oak Music Hall

May 11 – Phoenix, AZ – The Van Buren

May 13 – San Diego, CA – North Park @ The Observatory

May 15 – Los Angeles, CA – The Wiltern

May 17 – Oakland, CA – The Fox Theatre

Tickets for all shows are available to purchase now. More information can be found on the band’s website:

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