Listen to Franz Ferdinand’s new single ‘Lazy Boy’

It's the latest track to be released from their forthcoming new album 'Always Ascending' - their first LP in 5 years

Franz Ferdinand have shared the latest track from their forthcoming fifth studio album – listen to ‘Lazy Boy’ below.

The Scottish five-piece will return with ‘Always Ascending’, their first new album in over five years, on February 9. It’s the long-awaited follow-up to 2013’s ‘Right Thoughts, Right Words, Right Action’, and is the first album to be released by Franz since the departure of founding member Nick McCarthy in July 2016.

With the new album just over two weeks away from release, Franz Ferdinand have today (January 25) released the latest single from ‘Always Ascending’. The song, ‘Lazy Boy’, follows the release of the new album’s title track and the synth-laden single ‘Feel The Love Go’.

Listen to Franz Ferdinand’s latest single ‘Lazy Boy’ below.

See the full tracklist for ‘Always Ascending’ below.

Always Ascending
Lazy Boy
Paper Cages
Finally
The Academy Award
Lois Lane
Huck And Jim
Glimpse Of Love
Feel The Love Go
Slow Don’t Kill Me Slow

Franz will also set out on a UK and Ireland tour next month – check out the tour dates below.

February
10 – Leisureland, Galway, Ireland
11 – Olympia Theatre, Dublin, Ireland
13 – Albert Hall, Manchester
14 – Rock City, Nottingham
16 – 02 Academy, Newcastle
17 – 02 Academy, Glasgow
19 – 02 Academy, Leeds
20 – 02 Academy, Birmingham
21 – 02 Academy, Bristol
23 – Corn Exchange, Cambridge
24 – 02 Brixton Academy, London