The Rakes

Formed 2002. Disbanded 22 October 2009.

UK indie rock band

The Rakes


The Rakes were an English indie rock band from London who had a string of top 40 singles and albums in the mid-2000s. Forming in 2003, they split up in October 2009.

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BBC Reviews

  1. Review of Klang

    Klang 2009

    Reviewed by Ian Wade
    The best 29 minutes and 12 seconds of 2009 thus far.
  2. Review of Ten New Messages

    Ten New Messages 2007

    Reviewed by Jerome Blakeney
    ...A spunky second showing with a dark heart for the fashionistas’ fave band.
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