The Rakes

The Rakes

It all began 3 years ago...

The Rakes formed after Jamie (Bass) and Alan (vocals) met at college. Jamie 'did art' and Alan 'did science'. A few years later Jamie met Matthew (Guitar and vocals) and Lasse (drums) when he worked in a shop in London. Around the time of meeting, bands such as The Strokes, The Streets, The Etc were coming out. Taking note that that if all four were in a band together they'd be called "The Rakes" cos they're all "skinny as rakes" - the bad in-joke became reality and now they're touring the world and being taken... more