Past Event

Franz Ferdinand

Wed 25 Oct 2017

We're thrilled to announce the return of indie legends Franz Ferdinand, following the release of their new album Always Ascending, out Fri 9 Feb 2018.

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. You can listen to the first single, also titled Always Ascending here.

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.'