Franz Ferdinand Announces U.S. Tour to Follow New Album

Arielle Cruz

by Arielle Cruz

Published June 17, 2013


Take me out, to see Franz Ferdinand. This morning the UK band announced a fall tour which, hallelujah, includes dates in the U.S. The U.S. leg kicks off October 4th in Houston, TX and ends in New York on the 22nd. The tour will be supporting the group's upcoming album Right Thoughts, Right Words, Right Action. Check out the full list of U.S. tour dates below.

Franz Ferdinand 2013 Tour Dates:
10/04 – Houston, TX @ House of Blues
10/05 – Dallas, TX @ House of Blues
10/04-06 – Austin, TX @ Austin City Limits
10/08 – Lawrence, KS @ Granada
10/09 – Minneapolis, MN @ Skyway Theater
10/10 – Chicago, IL @ The Vic
10/11-13 – Austin, TX @ Austin City Limits
10/15 – Nashville, TN @ Cannery Ballroom
10/16 – Columbus, OH @ The LC Pavilion
10/17 – Bethesda, MD @ Music Center at Strathmore
10/19 – Upper Darby, PA @ Tower Theatre
10/20 – Boston, MA @ Orpheum Theatre
10/22 – New York, NY @ Hammerstein Ballroom

Right Thoughts, Right Words, Right Action is due out on August 27th via Domino. The ten track album will be the first Ferdinand album since 2009's Tonight.

Fun fact: Franz Ferdinand has already performed all of the upcoming album's tracks live during past tours and performances. Which means, that's right, you can listen to the whole album right now on YouTube. Take a listen while you buy your concert tickets.

"Right Action"

"Evil Eye"

"Treason! Animals"

"Stand on the Horizon"

"Fresh Strawberries"


"Love Illumination"

"The Universe Expanded"

"Brief Encounters"

"Goodbye Lovers & Friends"

Right Thoughts, Right Words, Right Action Tracklist:
01. Right Action
02. Evil Eye
03. Love Illumination
04. Stand on the Horizon
05. Fresh Strawberries
06. Bullet
07. Treason! Animals.
08. The Universe Expanded
09. Brief Encounters
10. Goodbye Lovers & Friends

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