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Franz Ferdinand share new song 'Lazy Boy'

Franz Ferdinand have made available ‘Lazy Boy’, the latest track to be taken from Always Ascending, their forthcoming album which is being released by Domino on Friday the 9th of February.

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 .

The band are also set to make two in-store appearances on the day of album release, 9th February, in Glasgow and Edinburgh.

Finally, having launched Always Ascending with a live streamed launch event at Paris’s Point Ephémère, which was broadcast on the Franz Ferdinand Facebook page and more recently completed a short tour of the US in early December the band return to the UK in February for a tour which includes a show at London’s 02 Brixton Academy on Saturday the 24th of February. The band will be joined on the UK leg of the tour by Albert Hammond Jr.

The UK dates are as follows:


08 – London – Banquet New Slang at The Hippodrome (all ages matinee)
08 – London – Banquet New Slang at The Hippodrome
10 – Galway, Ireland – Leisureland
11 – Dublin, Ireland – Olympia Theatre
13 – Manchester – Albert Hall
14 – Nottingham – Rock City
16 – Newcastle – 02 Academy
17 – Glasgow – 02 Academy
19 – Leeds – 02 Academy
20 – Birmingham – 02 Academy
21 – Bristol – 02 Academy
23 – Cambridge – Corn Exchange
24 – London – 02 Brixton Academy
25 – Brighton – Dome
27 – Paris, France Zenith

July – Glasgow -TRNSMT Festival