Franz Ferdinand confirm Todd Terje and Peter, Bjorn And John collaborations for new album

'Right Thoughts, Right Words, Right Action' is set for August release

Photo: Next Previous

Photo Gallery: Franz Ferdinand

Todd Terje and Bjorn Yttling of Peter, Bjorn snd John are among the artists Franz Ferdinand have worked with on their new album 'Right Thoughts, Right Words, Right Action', it has been confirmed.

The record, which will be the band's fourth and is set to be released on August 26, will also feature guest vocals from Roxanne Clifford of Veronica Falls. Speaking to NME in this week's issue, on newsstands now, Alex Kapranos speaks about working with Yttling, stating: When we were first writing the LP, I met up with Bjorn in Newcastle. We were talking about recording, and he asked what we wanted to sound like. I said, 'I want to sound like Franz Ferdinand,' then he said, 'Oh, a cross between Dr Feelgood and Daft Punk?' And I thought, 'I like this guy - he gets it. We should record with him.'"

Franz Ferdinand recently debuted seven new songs at a tiny gig at Glasgow venue Nice 'N' Sleazy, opening their set with three new songs: 'Trees & Animals', 'Right Thoughts, Right Words, Right Action' and 'Fresh Strawberries'.

The tracklisting for 'Right Thoughts, Right Words, Right Action' album is as follows:

'Right Action'
'Evil Eye'
'Love Illumination'
'Stand On The Horizon'
'Fresh Strawberries'
'Bullet'
'Treason! Animals'
'The Universe Expanded'
'Brief Encounters'
'Goodbye Lovers & Friends'



Subscribe to NME here, or get this week's digital issue



NME



Read More On This Artist

Franz Ferdinand Merchandise
More News
Wu-Tang's RZA: 'the chemistry in the group's not all that good right now'
Morrissey names London gig as his favourite from recent European tour
The Cure perform massive 40-song set at London Christmas show
Kate Bush attends marriage of Elton John and David Furnish
AC/DC's Phil Rudd: 'I want my job and my reputation back'
Lady Gaga thought to be working on new music with Nile Rodgers
X Factor winner Ben Haenow claims Official Christmas Number One
Kiss to collaborate on two songs with Japanese pop group Momoiro Clover Z
Lynyrd Skynyrd to perform first two albums live for DVD release
Q-Tip gives Iggy Azalea hip-hop history lesson in lengthy series of tweets
David Fincher to direct HBO show based on 1980s music video experiences
Questlove tells of years-long attempts to taste Patti LaBelle's cooking in new animated video
Hackers threaten to release Iggy Azalea sex tape snapshots
The Rolling Stones release video thanking fans for recent support
Jenny Lewis and Ryan Adams perform together on 'Jimmy Kimmel Live' – watch
Nicki Minaj unveils 16-minute short film 'The Pinkprint Movie' – watch
Azealia Banks and Action Bronson involved in Twitter beef
Tyler, The Creator and Erykah Badu to star in Adult Swim cartoon special about police brutality
Chris Martin says Angelina Jolie 'kidnapped' him to write a song for her new film
Sky Ferreira shares DIIV-directed home video for 'Omanko'
Madonna rush-releases six new tracks following album leak
U2 accused of 'poor taste' for video based on sectarian violence in Northern Ireland

More News

Comments

Please login to add your comment.

Latest Tickets - Booking Now
 
Know Your NME
 

 
NME Store & Framed Prints
Inside NME.COM