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Franz Ferdinand news

Franz Ferdinand Give Song To Fans

Franz Ferdinand (photo by Ros O'Gorman)

by Eve Jenkin @ Undercover

March 29

Scottish New Wave revivalists Franz Ferdinand have decided to give their fans a very special treat – free copies of their new single “Swallow Smile”.

The band revealed to The Independent that the song, which they recorded during their time in Australia last year, will be awarded to members of the Franz Ferdinand fan club as thanks for all their support. However, the release will be strictly limited to these fan club members, as the band’s next official single is not “Swallow Smile,” but the double A-side “The Fallen/L Wells” released on April 3rd. “Who wants to release one single and have one video, when you can release a double A-side and make three videos?!” exclaim Franz Ferdinand on their official website. But if you’re a little confused as to the three videos part, just listen to the rest of what the band has to say. “You've seen the video for The Fallen, and now it's the turn of the other half of our brand-new single to hit the airwaves. The video for L.Wells is available exclusively on MTV all this week!” They continue, “We're not done yet... a video for b-side Jeremy Fraser is almost finished!”

Wow. So it looks like we can expect a concentrated burst of everything Franz Ferdinand dominating airwaves very soon. Perhaps as a result of this saturation, the band’s latest album “You Could Have It So Much Better” has exceeded the success of its predecessor, reaching #1 on The UK charts and #8 in The States.