London punk genii The Rakes are to release the follow-up single to the fantastic 22 Grand Job on the 20th of September. Strasbourg, produced by Bloc Party producer Paul Epworth, is released on CD 7” vinyl on City Rockers records. Both CD and 7" formats are backed by Just Got Paid, plus demo tracks Ausland Mission and T-Bone.
To celebrate, the band are also going on their first tour:September
15th London Death Disco @ Notting Hill Arts Club
16th Cambridge Junction (with Carbon/Silicon)
17th Brighton Club NME @ Concorde 2
21st Cardiff Barfly
22nd Liverpool Barfly
23rd Nottingham Liars Club
24th Bedford Esquires (with Corporation:Blend)
25th London Covent Garden Rough Trade Shop (free in-store show)
30th London Barfly
This Wednesday, The Rakes and Neils Children are playing a show Upstairs at Brighton Polar Central. For more info on the show, see here.