The Rapture
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The Rapture

The Rapture Biography (Wikipedia)

The Rapture is an American rock band from New York City, formed in 1998. The band currently consists of Luke Jenner (lead vocals, guitar), Vito Roccoforte (drums, percussion), and Gabriel Andruzzi (keyboards, bass, saxophone, percussion). The classic lineup (1999-2009) added Mattie Safer playing bass and sharing lead vocal duties with Jenner. Safer and Jenner’s harmonized choruses became part of the signature sound of the band, featuring on several of the bands more well known songs.

The band mix influences from many genres including dance-punk, post-punk, acid house, disco, and electronica. They were forerunners of the post-punk revival during the early 2000s, as they mixed their early post-punk sound with electronic and dance elements.

The band began by releasing a mini-album, Mirror, in January 1999, under Gravity Records. Afterward, in 2001, the band signed to Sub Pop and released the EP Out of the Races and Onto the Tracks. The band released the song "House of Jealous Lovers" in 2002 under their new record label DFA Records. After a re-release of the song, it peaked at number 27 on the UK Singles Chart in 2003 and received critical acclaim. Later that year, the band released their first full-length studio album, Echoes. The band released their second studio album, Pieces of the People We Love, in 2006 under Universal Records and Vertigo Records, featuring production from Danger Mouse, Paul Epworth, and Ewan Pearson.

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How Deep Is Your Love?
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How Deep Is Your Love?
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W.A.Y.U.H.
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W.A.Y.U.H.
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House Of Jealous Lovers
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House Of Jealous Lovers
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House Of Jealous Lovers (Maurice Fulton Remix)
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House Of Jealous Lovers (Maurice Fulton Remix)
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How Deep Is Your Love? (6 Music Session, 08 Sept 2011)
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How Deep Is Your Love? (6 Music Session, 08 Sept 2011)
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It Takes Time to Be a Man (6 Music Session, 08 Sept 2011)
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It Takes Time to Be a Man (6 Music Session, 08 Sept 2011)
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In The Grace Of Your Love (6 Music Session, 08 Sept 2011)
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In The Grace Of Your Love (6 Music Session, 08 Sept 2011)
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Sail Away
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Sail Away
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Get Myself Into It
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Get Myself Into It
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Whoo! Alright Yeah Uh Huh
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Whoo! Alright Yeah Uh Huh
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Sister Saviour (DFA Vocal Remix)
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Sister Saviour (DFA Vocal Remix)
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