Fall Out Boy plans Election Day "Folie"

By | August 27, 2008 at 2:06 AM

Rock band Fall Out Boy’s fifth album, “Folie a Deux,” will hit shelves November 4, the same day as the U.S. presidential election.

Heralding Island’s release of the album, the band on Monday (August 25) released an online mixtape, “Welcome to the New Administration.”

On it are five Fall Out Boy demo tracks expected to appear on the album, including “Lake Effect Kid,” “America’s Sweethearts,” “I Don’t Care,” “ALPHAdog and OMEGAlomaniac” and “Catch Me if You Can/Proclamation of Emancipation,” the latter featuring Gym Class Heroes’ Travis McCoy.

The album’s first single, “I Don’t Care,” will be released to radio September 15, sources told Billboard.

“Folie a Deux” is the follow-up to 2007’s “Infinity on High,” which has sold 1.3 million copies in the United States, according to Nielsen SoundScan.

Fall Out Boy will hit the road for a brief run of European dates, beginning October 13 in Paris.

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