After the first advance for Franz Ferdinand’s new album, Hits To The Head, the band announces the European tour for 2022 with a stop at Campo Pequeno, on March 17th.
Tickets on sale November 12 at 10am. There will also be a pre-sale for all subscribers to the Everything Is New newsletter, on November 10 at 10 am, lasting 48 hours. Registration is done through the website.
The new album, with a 20-song lineup, is a collection of Franz Ferdinand’s greatest hits that showcase the monumental success they have achieved worldwide throughout the band’s career to date. Hits To The Head brings together well-known songs from everyone like the thunderous “Take Me Out”, “Do You Want To” or “No You Girls”, as well as the new single “Billy Goodbye” released last November 2nd.
“I was thinking about the idea of friendship and the friendships I’ve created throughout my life,” the group’s frontman Alex Kapranos told NME about the new single. “I think the song is about being able to look at a friendship and say, ‘Oh, it’s over..! – but was it or wasn’t it good? ‘Don’t forget the best parts.’ They were amazing.’
Hits To The Head is scheduled for release on March 11, 2022, by Domino and features two unreleased tracks, co-produced by Alex Kapranos, Julian Corrie and Stuart Price (Dua Lipa, Madonna, Pet Shop Boys).
Franz Ferdinand began their career in 2003 with the release of their first single, “Darts Of Pleasure”. Then followed “Take Me Out”, which exploded worldwide, putting the band firmly on the global map, having been the precursor to their eponymous debut album, which sold nearly four million copies worldwide.
The following albums, You Could Have It So Much Better (2005), Tonight: Franz Ferdinand (2009), Right Thoughts, Right Words, Right Action (2013) and Always Ascending (2018), made Franz Ferdinand the band they are today. having also, in his curriculum, some of the most pioneering producers of today, such as Dan Carey, Joe Goddard and Alexis Taylor of Hot Chip, Todd Terje and Philippe Zdar.
Franz Ferdinand mark their big return to the stage for 2022, with an unmissable concert at Campo Pequeno, on March 17th.