Scottish rock act Franz Ferdinand has nearly completed working on its second album, which happens to be a self-titled one, and has revealed plans for a month-long North American tour, begins September 20 in Chicago.
Prior to the tour is the album October 4th release via Epic. In sequence, several tracks from the set will be performed earlier this spring during a series of gigs in Russia.
Shortly after the North American dates, Franz Ferdinand will embark on a European tour October 28 in Paris. Moreover, the band is also assembling its first DVD, which will feature footage contributed by fans.