"Love Illumination"

Well, it's about damn time. After four years away, the Glasgow mod boys make their hotly anticipated return with this stomping celebration of fuzz guitar and club-kid lust. And is that an oboe solo? Now that's freaky. "Love Illumination" is much kickier than the simultaneously released single "Right Action" – it promises great things for Franz Ferdinand's new album.

From The Archives Issue 1188: August 1, 2013