Hold On (Rapture Ruckus EP)

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Hold On
EP by Rapture Ruckus
Released 29 January 2010
8 June 2010
Genre Hip Hop/Rock
Label Parachute
Producer Joe Baldridge, Brad Dring
Rapture Ruckus chronology
Rapture Ruckus Live at World's End
(2008)
'''Hold On'''
(2010)
Open Your Eyes
(2011)

Hold On is an EP being released on 8 June 2010 through Parachute by the New Zealand Hip Hop/ Rock band Rapture Ruckus.[1][2] The Album is a New Zealand Release of the debut EP Rapture Ruckus which is being released through Tooth & Nail records.

A pre release of the EP was made available on 29 January 2010 at the Parachute Music Festival 640 copies were printed and all sold in the first 24 hours of the festival.[3] The EP charted at #7 on the NZ Top 40 albums chart and #1 on the NZ Independent albums chart.[4][5][6]

Release and Promotion[edit]

The song No Matter What was actually released as a single in 2007 and was featured on the album Rapture Ruckus Live at World's End, however this version has been remastered and slightly remixed.[7]

At Parachute 2009, the band unveiled two of the songs from the EP, "Catch me Riding" and "Hold On"[8] they also added "All Things New" to their setlist on the Parachute Roadshow which toured New Zealand in September and October 2009 with Juliagrace and Parachute Band.

On 16 January they added the lead single "Tonight" to their Myspace page.[9] The single was also released to Christian Radio in New Zealand. It also charted at #1 on the NZ Myspace charts. Then in 2011 they performed live at Easterfest.[10]

The album was released on 8 June charting at #6 on The NZ iTunes page and #1 on the NZ iTunes Hip-Hop page.

Track listing[edit]

Hold On Track Listing
No. Title Length
1. "All We Got"   4:06
2. "Tonight"   3:14
3. "Hold On"   4:01
4. "All Things New"   3:56
5. "Catch Me Ridin"   3:18
6. "No Matter What"   3:19

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Rapture Ruckus Update". Parachute Music. Retrieved 22 April 2010. 
  2. ^ "BEC Recordings + Parachute Music = Rapture Ruckus". Rapzilla.com. 22 March 2010. Retrieved 22 April 2010. [dead link]
  3. ^ "HOLD ON #1 ON INDEPENDENT CHARTS". Parachute Music. Retrieved 22 April 2010. 
  4. ^ "Rapture Ruckus Charts". Charts.org.NZ. Retrieved 22 April 2010. 
  5. ^ "Hold On Ep Rapture Ruckus". Music.net.nz. Retrieved 22 April 2010. 
  6. ^ "Parachute Dominates Charts". Parachute Music. Retrieved 22 April 2010. 
  7. ^ "Rapture Ruckus releases new single". Lastfm.com. Retrieved 22 April 2010. 
  8. ^ "Myspace Rapture Ruckus Update". Brad Dring. Retrieved 22 April 2010. 
  9. ^ "Bebo Blog Update". Brad Dring. Retrieved 22 April 2010. 
  10. ^ "Music, News & More". ThirdMile.com. Retrieved 22 April 2010. 

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