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The Rakes announce UK autumn tour

The Rakes

Story by Jack Foley

THE Rakes have announced plans for a new autumn tour in 2009, as well as the release of a new single, That’s The Reason, on June 1, 2009 through V2.

That’s The Reason is taken from the band’s third album Klang and will be released as a digital download only.

Both single and album were recorded at Planet Roc Studios in Berlin and produced by Chris Zane (Les Savy Fav, The Walkmen, Passion Pit). Klang is the band’s most critically acclaimed album to date receiving rave reviews across the board.

The Rakes’ tour dates are (all October 2009):

26 – Leeds, Cockpit
27 – Bristol Thekla
28 – Birmingham Academy 2
29 – London Forum