Franz Ferdinand discography

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Franz Ferdinand discography

Franz Ferdinand at a concert in Prague, August 2006.
Releases
Studio albums 4
Live albums 1
EPs 5
Singles 20
Video albums 1
Music videos 17
Remix albums 1
Promotional singles 5

The discography of Franz Ferdinand, a Scottish indie rock band, consists of four studio albums, one remix album, one live album, one video album, two extended plays, seventeen singles, four promotional singles and fifteen music videos.

The band first experienced major chart success when their second single, "Take Me Out", which peaked at number three on the UK Singles Chart. The release of the single was followed by their debut album, Franz Ferdinand, which debuted at number three on the UK Albums Chart. The band went on to win the 2004 Mercury Music Prize and two BRIT Awards in 2005 for Best British Group and Best British Rock Act. NME named Franz Ferdinand as their Album of the Year for 2004.

Their fourth album Right Thoughts, Right Words, Right Action was announced in July 2013 and released on 26 August 2013.

Albums[edit]

Studio albums[edit]

List of albums, with selected chart positions and certifications
Title Album details Peak chart positions Certifications
UK
[1]
AUS
[2]
AUT
[3]
BEL
[4]
FRA
[5]
GER
[6]
IRL
[7]
NLD
[8]
SWI
[9]
US
[10]
Franz Ferdinand 3 12 26 7 26 16 2 18 35 32
You Could Have It So Much Better
  • Released: 3 October 2005
  • Label: Domino
  • Formats: CD, LP, digital download
1 5 5 4 5 2 2 9 4 8
Tonight: Franz Ferdinand
  • Released: 26 January 2009
  • Label: Domino
  • Formats: CD, LP, digital download
2 6 5 4 4 2 10 4 3 9
Right Thoughts, Right Words, Right Action
  • Released: 26 August 2013
  • Label: Domino
  • Formats: CD, LP, digital download
6 18 7 5 6 4 19 3 3 24
"—" denotes releases that did not chart or were not released in that territory.

Remix albums[edit]

List of albums
Title Album details
Blood: Franz Ferdinand
  • Released: 1 June 2009
  • Label: Domino
  • Formats: CD, LP, digital download

Live albums[edit]

List of albums
Title Album details
Live 2014 at the London Roundhouse
  • Released: May 26, 2014
  • Label: Concert Live
  • Formats: CD, digital download

Video albums[edit]

List of video albums
Title Album details
Franz Ferdinand
  • Released: 28 November 2005
  • Label: Domino
  • Formats: DVD

Extended plays[edit]

List of extended plays
Title Album details
iTunes Festival: London 2009
  • Released: 9 July 2009
  • Label: Domino (via NME)
  • Formats: Digital download
Covers E.P.
  • Released: 16 April 2011
  • Label: Domino
  • Formats: 12", CD, digital download
The North Sea[A][21][22]
  • Released: 29 July 2013
  • Label: Domino
  • Formats: 12", Digital download
Live E.P.[B][23]
  • Released: 12 August 2013
  • Label: Domino
  • Formats: Digital download
Evil Action[24]
  • Released: 18 September 2013
  • Label: Domino
  • Formats: CD, Digital download

Singles[edit]

List of singles, with selected chart positions and certifications, showing year released and album name
Title Year Peak chart positions Certifications Album
UK
[25]
AUS
[26]
BEL
[4]
CAN
[27]
FRA
[5]
GER
[28]
IRL
[7]
NLD
[8]
US
[29]
US
Alt.

[30]
"Darts of Pleasure" 2003 44 Franz Ferdinand
"Take Me Out" 2004 3 25 7 92 8 72 66 3
"The Dark of the Matinée" 8 88 27 73
"Michael" 17 39
"This Fire" 62 85 17
"Get Up and Use Me" / "Jacqueline"[C]
(with The Fire Engines)
N/A
"Do You Want To" 2005 4 58 68 70 26 13 76 9 You Could Have It So Much Better
"Walk Away" 13 58 96 46 84
"The Fallen" / "L. Wells" 2006 14 51 41 91 39
"Eleanor Put Your Boots On" 30
"Swallow, Smile"[D] N/A
"Lucid Dreams" 2008 35 Tonight: Franz Ferdinand
"Ulysses" 2009 20 62 58 73 31 41 74 20
"No You Girls" 22 34 72 54 46 80 95 106[E] 7
"Can't Stop Feeling" 69 69
"What She Came For"
"Die on the Floor" / "Katherine Hit Me" Blood: Franz Ferdinand
"Liefde En Puin" / "Heisa-Ho"
(with De Kift)
N/A
"Right Action" 2013 28 Right Thoughts, Right Words, Right Action
"Love Illumination" 72 148
"Evil Eye" 57
"Bullet" 2014 83
"Fresh Strawberries" 105
"Stand on the Horizon"
"—" denotes releases that did not chart or were not released in that territory.

Promotional singles[edit]

List of singles, showing year released and album name
Title Year Album
"I'm Your Villain" 2006 You Could Have It So Much Better
"Outsiders"
"This Boy"
"Fade Together"
"Live Alone" 2009 Tonight: Franz Ferdinand

Other appearances[edit]

Guest appearances[edit]

List of guest appearances, with other performing artists, showing year released and album name
Title Year Other artist(s) Album
"A Song for Sorry Angel (Sorry Angel)"[31] 2006 Jane Birkin Monsieur Gainsbourg Revisited
"What You Waiting For?"[32] N/A Radio 1's Live Lounge
"Jackie Jackson"[33] Colours Are Brighter: Songs from Children (And Grown-Ups Too)
"The Dark of the Matinée"[34] Coco Freeman Rhythms del Mundo: Cuba
"All My Friends" (Franz Ferdinand version)[35] 2007 LCD Soundsystem "All My Friends" single/A Bunch of Stuff EP
"Hallam Foe Dandelion Blow"[36] N/A Hallam Foe Soundtrack
"Sound and Vision"[37] Radio 1: Established 1967
"No"[38] David Shrigley Worried Noodles
"Call Me"[39] 2009 N/A War Child Presents Heroes
"The Lobster Quadrille"[40] 2010 Almost Alice

Music videos[edit]

List of music videos, showing year released and director
Title Year Director(s)
"Darts of Pleasure" 2003 Scott Lyon[41]
"Take Me Out" 2004 Jonas Odell[42]
"The Dark of the Matinée" Chris Hopewell[41]
"Michael" Uwe Flade[41]
"This Fire" StyleWar[41]
"Do You Want To" 2005 Diane Martel[43]
"Walk Away" Scott Lyon[44]
"The Fallen" 2006 Alex & Martin[41]
"L. Wells" Blair Young[45]
"Jeremy Fraser" Scott Lyon[41]
"Eleanor Put Your Boots On" Chris Hopewell[46]
"Wine in the Afternoon" Blair Young[47]
"Ulysses" 2009 Will Lovelace, Dylan Southern[48]
"No You Girls" Nima Nourizadeh[49]
"Can't Stop Feeling" Russell Weekes[50]
"Right Action" 2013 Jonas Odell[51]
"Love Illumination" Tim Saccenti[52]
"Evil Eye" Diane Martel[53]
"Bullet" Andy Knowles[54]
"Erdbeer Mund" 2014 Anna McCarthy[55]
"Fresh Strawberries" Margarita Louca[56]

Notes[edit]

  • A ^ The North Sea is a pseudonym for Franz Ferdinand. The actual tracklisting includes two remixes, by Todd Terje, of the songs from Right Thoughts, Right Words, Right Action: "Evil Eye (Todd Terje Extended Mix)" and "Stand on the Horizon (Todd Terje Extended Mix)".[57]
  • B ^ Live E.P. is a free Amazon.com release. Includes 3 tracks from Right Thoughts, Right Words, Right Action deluxe edition bonus disc.
  • C ^ "Get Up and Use Me" / "Jacqueline" was released as a limited edition 7" single. "Get Up and Use Me" is The Fire Engines song covered for the single by Franz Ferdinand, "Jacqueline" is vice versa.[58]
  • D ^ "Swallow, Smile" was released as a single exclusive to the band's official fan club.
  • E ^ "No You Girls" did not enter the Billboard Hot 100, but peaked at number 6 on the Bubbling Under Hot 100 Singles chart.[59]

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  52. ^ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ooq23i-QGBM
  53. ^ http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IIR5vBiC3ig
  54. ^ http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iMfjROpKCnw
  55. ^ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ie2JpR7xzvg
  56. ^ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KAbPx_-IJBI
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