The band play Fopp Records in Covent Garden the day new single 'Take Me Out' is released...

Franz Ferdinand will play an in-store LONDON show next week in support of their new single.

The Glaswegian art-rockers, and this week’s NME cover stars, release their second track, ‘Take Me Out’ on Monday (January 12) through Domino.

At 1pm that day, they will play live at Fopp Records on Earlham Street, where they will also be signing copies.

Their self-titled debut album is released on February 9 and they open the NME Awards tour, dates as follows:

Newcastle Northumbria University (January 25)

Glasgow Barrowlands (26)

Birmingham Academy (27)

Sheffield University Foundry (29)

Liverpool University (30)

Manchester Academy (31)

Leeds University (February 2)

Nottingham Rock City (3)

Norwich UEA (4)

Portsmouth Pyramids (6)

London Brixton Academy (7)

Cardiff Great Hall (8)

To get your hands on tickets, call the NME Ticketline on 08701 663 663 or [url=]click here.