Franz Ferdinand announce new album ‘Right Thoughts, Right Words, Right Action’

Scottish band will release their fourth album in August

Franz Ferdinand have announced details of their fourth studio album, ‘Right Thoughts, Right Words, Right Action’.

The LP, which is the follow-up to their 2009 effort ‘Tonight’, will be released on August 26 and was recorded in frontman Alex Kapranos’ Scottish studio and guitarist Nick McCarthy’s Sausage Studios in London, as well as sessions in Stockholm and Oslo.

A press release announcing the album also promises a number of “interesting” collaborations but does not name names at the present moment, although it was recently reported that Roxanne Clifford of Veronica Falls will feature as a guest vocalist. Scroll down to see a full album tracklisting and watch a trailer for the LP now.

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 the album is as follows:

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