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Watch Franz Ferdinand Perform “Lazy Boy” on Seth Meyers

Franz Ferdinand recently released Always Ascending, and yesterday, they went on Late Night with Seth Meyers to perform the time-signature-hopping "Lazy Boy." The group delivers a quirky performance…
Joshua Copperman / August 10, 2018

Massive Attack Cancel Festival Performance Due to Sound from Nearby Franz Ferdinand Set

Trip-hop pioneers Massive Attack were scheduled to perform last night at Mad Cool Festival in Madrid, but due to the sound levels of a nearby Franz Ferdinand performance,…
Rob Arcand / July 14, 2018

Watch Franz Ferdinand Perform “Glimpse of Love” on Jimmy Kimmel

Last night, Franz Ferdinand performed on Jimmy Kimmel Live for the show's outdoor concert summer series. The band played their catchy, dance track "Glimpse of Love" for…
Israel Daramola / May 23, 2018

Frightened Rabbit’s Scott Hutchison Remembered by Belle & Sebastian, Snow Patrol, the National, and More

Scott Hutchison, frontman of Scottish folk band Frightened Rabbit, has been found dead in Edinburgh, two days after bandmates reported him missing. He was 36.
Anna Gaca / May 11, 2018

Watch Franz Ferdinand’s “Glimpse of Love” Video

Franz Ferdinand have released a new video for "Glimpse of Love," a fun and irreverent track from their latest album Always Ascending. The song is a…
Israel Daramola / April 23, 2018

Review: Franz Ferdinand Still Have New Things to Say on Always Ascending

When Franz Ferdinand teamed up with Sparks for the 2015 collaborative project FFS, the only surprise was that it took so long. The former was…
Annie Zaleski / February 15, 2018

Stream Franz Ferdinand’s New Album Always Ascending

Franz Ferdinand have shared their new album Always Ascending in full. Their fifth LP in the band's sixteen year existence, the album includes singles "Feel…
Rob Arcand / February 9, 2018

Franz Ferdinand – “Lazy Boy”

Franz Ferdinand are putting out their new album Always Ascending, their first with a new lineup since the departure of founding guitarist Nick McCarthy, next…
Peter Helman, Stereogum / January 24, 2018

Watch Franz Ferdinand Play “Always Ascending” on The Tonight Show

Franz Ferdinand frontman Alex Kapranos is feeling his blonde ambition in this The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon performance of the title track off…
Maggie Serota / January 19, 2018

Franz Ferdinand – “Feel the Love Go”

Franz Ferdinand have released "Feel the Love Go," a sax attack of a new song from their upcoming fifth album Always Ascending. It debuted on Zane Lowe's Beats 1 show today, where…
Anna Gaca / January 8, 2018

Video: Franz Ferdinand — “Always Ascending”

Franz Ferdinand have released the music video for "Always Ascending," the futuristic synth-heavy lead single off their upcoming LP of the same name. "In terms of…
Monique Melendez / December 4, 2017

Franz Ferdinand Announce New LP Always Ascending, Release Title Track

Franz Ferdinand is releasing their fifth LP next year, Always Ascending. It's the band's first non-collaborative album since 2013's Right Thoughts, Right Words, Right Action (in 2015,…
Winston Cook-Wilson / October 25, 2017

Franz Ferdinand Announce North American Summer Tour

Franz Ferdinand have announced a new North American tour consisting primarily of mostly club and amphitheater dates. Their main festival stops will be in New…
Winston Cook-Wilson / February 28, 2017

BNQT, an Indie Supergroup Featuring Members of Band of Horses, Franz Ferdinand, and Grandaddy, Have Released Their First Song

Thus forming the indie-rock version of one of those middle-aged-comedian card games in Louie, members of Midlake have rounded up a group of their friends to…
Winston Cook-Wilson / January 30, 2017

New Music: Franz Ferdinand – “Demagogue”

Franz Ferdinand have released "Demagogue," the latest installment of the anti-Trump compilation 30 Days, 30 Songs. 30 Days, 30 Songs is a project organized by…
Sadie Bell / October 14, 2016
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