The Rapture announce May UK tour

The Rapture

The Rapture return with a new single ‘Sail Away’ taken from their acclaimed third album ‘In The Grace Of Your Love’ on January 9th 2012 through DFA Records. It follows on from dancefloor smash ‘How Deep Is Your Love?’ and will be released as a special remix EP featuring new mixes courtesy of Aeroplane, Cosmic Kids & Cut Copy. Described by The Times as “euphoric widescreen pop” Sail Away has quickly become a live favourite amongst fans thanks to its hypnotic and anthemic refrain.

Following on from their recent triumphant UK tour The Rapture have just announced details of a pair of shows in Oxford & London in May 2012. The dates are part of a wider world tour that takes in South America, Japan, Australia and Europe. UK shows are as follows:

1st May 2012 Oxford O2 Academy
2nd May 2012 London O2 Shepherds Bush Empire
Tickets are on sale now.

The band will perform an exclusive set live from a special location in London as part of the Special Engagements Concert series with on December 12th which will be live-streamed around the world at 9PM GMT / 4PM EST on

The Rapture is also hosting a remix contest for “How Deep Is Your Love?” via Soundcloud. The contest will run until the beginning of December, when The Rapture and DFA Records will choose the winner. Head over to the DFA Records official site for complete details on the contest and to download the stems for the track.

In The Grace Of Your Love is out now on DFA Records . Sail Away is released on January 9th 2012.

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