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Exclusive: Franz Ferdinand Tell All About New Album

VIDEO! Watch frontman Alex Kapranos and drummer Paul Thomson reveal new details about the band's much-anticipated third record.

William Goodman // October 9, 2008

Three years after the release of 2005’s You Could Have It So Much Better, dapper Scot rockers Franz Ferdinand are set to return with their much-anticipated third record, which will drop January 27, 2009. The disc was jointly produced by the band themselves and Dan Carey (Hot Chip, CSS), with recording time split between the band’s Glasgow headquarters and Carey’s London studio.Full tracklisting is below.

Below, watch frontman Alex Kopranos and drummer Paul Thomson reveal to SPIN.com exclusive new details about the album, including its title (Tonight: Franz Ferdinand) and its self-described “heavy” and “hitting” sound. And for SPIN.com’s definitive “first listen” of the band’s new album cuts click here!

Tonight: Franz Ferdinand tracklist:1. “Ulysses”
2. “Turn It On”
3. “No You Girls Never Know”
4. “Twilight Omens”
5. “Send Him Away”
6. “Live Alone”
7. “Bite Hard”
8. “What She Came For”
9. “Can’t Stop Feeling”
10. “Lucid Dreams”
11. “Dream Again”
12. “Katherine Kiss Me”