My first thought when I heard this new single from Franz Ferdinand’s forthcoming album, Right Thoughts, Right Words, Right Actions, (Available August 27) was “Bowie.” That’s a good thing in my book. Between the funky guitar riffs and bass and Alex Kapranos’ sort of “high baritone” vocals I peg it as “Bowiesque” comparing it to songs like Fame and Let’s Dance. After exploring this further, it was no surprise that other fans have compared the band to Talking Heads and that possible influence seems obvious in the new single.
I’m eager to hear the rest of the album. Check out the new single and leave your comments below!