The Rapture - Instores and Gig News
The Rapture celebrate the release of their new single Get Myself Into It on Sept 4th, by hitting London to play their first UK gigs since July 2004. These appearances will give a first chance for fans to hear tracks from the New York band’s second album, Pieces of The People We Love, out on Vertigo on September 18th.
After headlining at the official MTV VMA Awards party at New York’s Gotham Hall this week, The Rapture head to our shores to play a live instore and signing session at HMV, Oxford Circus on Monday 4th at 6pm, before headlining a special free XFM show at Islington Academy on Tuesday 5th. Tickets for this show will be given away in competitions run on XFM starting on Lauren Laverne’s breakfast show this Thursday, August 31st. In addition to this, they will be live in session on Radio 1’s Zane Lowe show on Tuesday 5th.
The Rapture’s October tour is now pretty much all sold out already, the London Koko show having done so three months in advance. Those dates run as follows:
Sun 8th NOTTINGHAM, Rescue Rooms
Mon 9th BRIGHTON, Concorde
Tue 10th NORWICH, Waterfront
Thu 12th EDINBURGH, Liquid Rooms
Fri 13th BELFAST, University
Sat 14th SHEFFIELD, Leadmill
Sun 15th MANCHESTER, University MDH
Tue 17th LONDON, Koko