Franz Ferdinand play new tracks at ‘Live On Letterman’ gig – watch

The band play songs from their forthcoming album 'Right Thoughts, Right Words, Right Action'

Franz Ferdinand performed a ‘Live On Letterman’ gig last night (July 22) – watch it below.

The band played tracks from their forthcoming new album ‘Right Thoughts, Right Words, Right Action’, at the Ed Sullivan Theater including ‘Right Action’ and ‘Love Illumination’ as well as classics ‘Take Me Out’ and ‘Do You Want To’.

‘Right Thoughts, Right Words, Right Action’ is the band’s fourth album and is due for release on August 26. It features guest vocals from Roxanne Clifford of Veronica Falls and Todd Terje and Bjorn Yttling of Peter Bjorn and John.


Last week (July 15), the band announced that they will be playing two August shows in London and Glasgow. Tickets were allocated by a fan lottery. The shows follow their recent last-minute tiny gig at The Victoria pub in London’s Dalston on July 5 and a date in March at Glasgow’s Nice’N’Sleazy, where they played seven new tracks.

The tracklisting to ‘Right Thoughts, Right Words, Right Action’:

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