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Listen: Franz Ferdinand’s new German-language song “Erdbeer Mund”

on February 27, 2014, 12:17pm

Photo by Heather Kaplan

On April 7th, Franz Ferdinand will officially unveil their next single, “Fresh Strawberries”, taken from last year’s Right Thoughts, Right Words, Right Action LP. Its accompanying B-Side “Erdbeer Mund”, though colored with the same shade of New Wave, is a whole different beast: it’s sung entirely in German. While they’ve flirted with the language before, most notably towards the end of their debut single, 2003’s “Darts of Pleasure”, this time around, not even their passioned German tongue can break their dance-punk stride. Listen in below.