Future Kings of Spain self titled debut was released in Ireland, Japan, Australia and the UK through Red Flag Records. It included singles and live anthems "Venetian Blinds", "Hanging Around" and "Face I Know" (Debuting #9 UK Rock Charts). In the same year the band scooped Best New Band at the Meteor Ireland Music Awards, performed to 40,000 people at Sonicmania in Japan, toured and performed with many international acts including Muse, The Strokes and Biffy Clyro.