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It looks like the time is "right" for a new Franz Ferdinand album.  The Scottish indie rockers have announced plans to release their fourth studio effort - Right Thoughts, Right Words, Right Action - on August 27th. 

According to, the band says their first album since 2009's Tonight will feature "a few interesting collaborations."  However, they didn't share any names, only saying that there will be "more on that later." 

Fans can pre-order Right Thoughts, Right Words, Right Actions in a variety of formats - including a deluxe "Passport Edition" with both vinyl and CD copies - at 

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