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The Rakes were a four piece indie rock band hailing from London. Releasing their debut album Capture/Release in 2005, The Rakes were the talk of the Reading and Leeds Festival after joining forces with Indie elites such as Bloc Party and Maxïmo Park in the NME Tent.

They recently released their third album Klang which included the singles 1989 and That's The Reason. They announced their split in October 2009.

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18 April 2007
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15 February 2006
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1 November 2005
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31 October 2005
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Album Reviews
23 March 2009
Klang
 
Single Reviews
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That’s The Reason
 
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Top 10 Tracks
1. We Danced Together
2. 22 Grand Job
3. Open Book
4. Strasbourg
5. Retreat
6. The World Was A Mess But His Hair Was Perfect
7. Binary Love
8. Little Superstitions
9. Suspicious Eyes
10. Trouble

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