The Rakes UK tour and album

As you may have noticed whilst walking down the high street, The Rakes’ Alan Donohoe is now the face of Fred Perry.  The singer has been chosen as the face of the company’s global campaign for 2007.

Richard Martin (head of Marketing for Fred Perry worldwide) said:
“It made sense to work with The Rakes as we know the band are big fans and wear our product. I think they typify the spirit of Fred Perry… both never follow the crowd and are distinctive in look and sound.”

The Rakes new single ‘We Danced Together’ is released on the 12th of March.

The band’s second album ‘Ten New Messages’ is released on the 19th of March.

The band will be touring through the UK from the 19 – 31 March

March
19 – Rock City, Nottingham
20 – Vicar Street, Dublin
21 – Barrowlands, Glasgow
22 – Octagon, Sheffield
23 – UEA, Norwich
25 – Ritz, Manchester
26 – Academy, Newcastle
28 – Academy, Birmingham
29 – Academy, Bristol
30 – Guildhall, Southampton
31 – Brixton Academy, London

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