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Franz Ferdinand announce first US tour since 2018

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Scottish rockers Franz Ferdinand are coming back to the US for their first tour since 2018.

The band, which recently released the best-of collection Hits to the Head, will start a North American trek August 4 in Dallas, Texas, and wrap things up September 1 in Los Angeles. Tickets go on sale Friday at 10 a.m. local time; a fan pre-sale starts March 16 at 1 p.m. ET.

FF’s latest single, “Curious,” is one of two new tracks on Hits to the Head.

Earlier this month, the “Take Me Out” rockers canceled their planned tour dates in Russia this summer due to that country’s invasion of Ukraine.

“We have spoken to many of our friends in Russia via social media and have encountered unanimous opposition to this violence and solidarity with our Ukrainian friends,” the band said in a Twitter thread. “We know you see the madness of your country’s leadership. We know you do not want war. We do not want war.”

Other artists who’ve canceled shows in Russia in support of Ukraine include Green Day, Imagine Dragons, AJR and Yungblud.

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