Franz Ferdinand made their UK live comeback with a gig to launch their new album, "Right Thoughts Right Words Right Action," in London last night (Tuesday 20 August), Gigwise reports. Watch footage of their performance below.
Alex Kapranos and co tore through a hit-packed 19-song set at the Electric in Brixton, with tracks from all four of their albums, with a heavy push on their new material.
The intimate gig inspired an impassioned reaction from the sold-out crowd, who pulled members of the of the band off stage at various points during the show.
Franz Ferdinand played:
1. Right Action 2. No You Girls 3. Tell Her Tonight 4. Evil Eye 5. Do You Want to 6. The Dark of the Matinée 7. Fresh Strawberries 8. Michael 9. Walk Away 10. Stand on the Horizon 11. The Fallen 12. Bullet 13. This Fire 14. Take Me Out 15. Love Illumination 16. Ulysses
Encore: 17. Treason! Animals 18. Jacqueline 19. Goodbye Lovers & Friends
"Right Thoughts Right Words Right Action" will be released on 26 August, 2013.
Franz Ferdinand's next UK shows will be at the Queen Margaret Union in Glasgow tonight (Wednesday 21 August), Ireland's Electric Picnic between 30 August and 1 September and Bestival between 6 and 8 September.