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The Rapture

NME.com feature on The Rapture including news, reviews, biography, youtube video, audio, concerts, tour dates, photos, pictures, commentary, album reviews and live reviews and cool facts.

The Rapture News

The Rapture break up

DFA Records confirm the New York band's split

  • Mar 8, 2014

Watch The Rapture play live in London tonight on NME.COM - video

You can see the punk funk band play live tonight at 9pm (GMT)

  • Dec 12, 2011

The Rapture to play free show at London's 100 Club

YACHT and Prinzhorn Dance School will act as support for the show

  • Oct 26, 2011

The Rapture's Luke Jenner: 'Family problems forced me to quit the band'

But singer returned to finish the band's new album 'In The Grace Of Your Love'

  • Oct 7, 2011

The Rapture announce October UK tour - ticket details

New Yorker pop funkers plan six more dates for the autumn

  • Jul 25, 2011

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The Rapture Music Videos

Garrick Davis-Redhouse Play Video

Garrick Davis-Redhouse

Nothin' but the Blues. Watch the official Garrick Davis-Redhouse video by Garrick Davis/The Fabulous Funkyband in HD on WWW.MUZU.TV and check out the latest new music releases and playlists for free.

Rapture-Henny In My Cup Music Video Play Video

Rapture-Henny In My Cup Music Video

Henny In My Cup Performed by: Rapture Directed By Brian L. Tolliver C/O ReelDreemz Prod. www.facebook.com/rapture503 Twitter @Bigg_Rapt

Part III Play Video

Part III

The Rapture official music video for the track The Rapture ptIII

Part II Play Video

Part II

The Rapture official music video for the track The Rapture ptII

Part  I Play Video

Part I

The Rapture official music video for the track The Rapture ptI

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The Rapture Reviews

Album Review: The Rapture – ‘In The Grace Of Your Love’

Album Review: The Rapture – ‘In The Grace Of Your Love’

Their new songs aren't anything to swear by.

  • Sep 2, 2011

The Rapture: Shockwaves NME Awards Show, Astoria, London; Wednesday February 28

The godfathers of everything are in a party mood. More cowbell, vicar?

  • Mar 16, 2007

The Rapture: Leadmill, Sheffield; Sheffield, October 14

No more doomy, black and white post-punk posturing, the new, improved Rapture are stadium-sized, Technicolor… and fun!

  • Oct 30, 2006

The Rapture: Get Myself Into It

New York’s original post-punks go post-post-punk

  • Aug 11, 2006

Rapture : Love Is All

Cowbell cowboys in clang-crazy chaos. Cool

  • Feb 16, 2004

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The Rapture Biography

The Rapture were an indie rock band based in New York City. The band's final line-up consisted of lead vocalist/guitarist Luke Jenner, drummer/percussionist Vito Roccoforte and keyboardist/saxophonist/bassist/percussionist Gabriel Andruzzi. The band mixed influences from many genres including post-punk, acid house, disco, electronica and rock, pioneering the post-punk revival genre. They were forerunners of the post-punk revival of the early 2000s, as they mixed their early post-punk sound with electronic and dance elements.

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