Franz Ferdinand - Announce London & Edinburgh shows.
Franz Ferdinand have announced details of a pair of very special UK shows in London & Edinburgh in January. The London show will also be the first show in NME's annual run of Shockwaves NME Awards Shows.
The full list of dates are as follows:
14th - Edinburgh: The Picture House
20th - London: Heaven
Tickets for the Edinburgh show are priced at £17.50 and will go on pre-sale on 26th November 2008 and general sale on 28th November. Tickets will be limited to 2 per person.
Tickets for the London show are priced at £17.50 and will go on sale via the band's website: www.franzferdinand.co.uk at 9am on 26th November and general sale on 28th November.
The band also release their third album, titled Tonight: Franz Ferdinand on Domino Records on Monday January 26th 2009. The 12-track album will be preceded by a single, Ulysses, on January 19th.
Produced by Dan Carey and the band, the album was recorded at the band's own HQ in Govan, Glasgow and Carey's South London studio.
Franz Ferdinand are: Alex Kapranos (vocals/guitar/keys), Nick McCarthy (vocals, keys, guitar), Paul Thomson (drums/guitar) and Bob Hardy (bass).