Franz Ferdinand play London club show

Band preview new songs at intimate date

Franz Ferdinand played an exclusive UK club show last night (September 12) in London.

The band, who have just added a third show on December 2 at London Alexandra Palace to their UK tour, performed a hour-long show at The Scala, Kings Cross, which was broadcast live on Radio 1.

Taking the opportunity to preview tracks from their forthcoming album ‘You Could Have It So Much Better’, the band played ‘Walk Away’ for the first ever time, while ‘Outsiders’ got only its second airing live.

The band played the following set:

‘Jacqueline’

‘This Boy’

‘Tell Her Tonight’

‘What You Meant’

‘Auf Achse’

‘I’m Your Villain’

‘Take Me Out’

‘Do You Want To’

‘Matinee’

‘Walk Away’

‘The Fallen’

‘40ft’

‘Darts Of Pleasure’

‘Michael’

‘Evil And A Heathen’

‘Outsiders’

‘This Fire’

Franz Ferdinand now plan to release their second album on October 3, ahead of their UK tour which visits:

Cardiff Arena (November 14)

Brighton Centre (15)

Birmingham NEC (16)

Aberdeen AECC (21)

Glasgow SECC (22/23)

Hull Ice Arena (25)

Manchester MEN Arena (26)

Newcastle Arena (27)

Nottingham Arena (28)

London Alexandra Palace (30-December 1)

Support on all dates will come from Editors and The Rakes.

For ticket availability, go to NME Tickets or call them on 0870 1 663 663.