David Knight - 5th Dec 2017

Franz Ferdinand reunite with AB/CD/CD for the title track from the forthcoming new album, and move to the next level.

The mesmerizing video for Always Ascending showcases the band's new line-up with a video that never stops moving, firstly around the band, and then, appropriately enough, continuously upwards, revealing new combinations of the band in performance.

It's Paris-based directing duo AB/CD/CD's first video since joining Forever for UK representation, joining up again with Forever EP Sasha Nixon, and it's their second project with Franz following the acclaimed video for Johnny Delusional.   

Franz frontman Alex Kapranos says: “We’re happy to now be Always Ascending on the screen, with AB/CD/CD capturing the mood of the song and likenesses of the band in perfect detail. This is pretty much a typical Sunday afternoon round at Franz Ferdinand’s flat.”

PRO Credits


ProducerAnna Roudaut
Production CompanyForever
Production CompanyLa Pac
Executive ProducerJerome Denis
Executive ProducerSasha Nixon
Production ManagerMickael Lafont
1st ADGary Brocaud
Director of PhotographyKaname Onoyama
Art DirectorSamantha Lanteri
WardrobeLucille Durez
EditorMarc Marborough
ColouristSylvain Canaux
Grading companySt Regis
Post production companySt Louis
Post ProducerLaurence Lelong, Editors
CommissionerJohn Moule
LabelDomino Recordings

David Knight - 5th Dec 2017

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