The Rascals (English band)
The Rascals performing at the Cardiff International Arena in June 2007.
|Origin||Hoylake, Merseyside, England|
Their debut album Rascalize, was released on 23 June 2008. Former lead singer Miles Kane has a second band, The Last Shadow Puppets, with Alex Turner of Arctic Monkeys, in which he shares duties with Turner. In August 2009, it was announced that Miles Kane had left The Rascals to focus on a solo career.
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Then, on 18 February, 2008, they released a single, called Suspicious Wit.
The Rascals' debut album Rascalize was released on 23 June, 2008 (first released on iTunes on 15 June, 2008). Although it was not a commercial success only peaking at #100 on the UK Albums Chart for one week the album was generally well received by critics.
Appearance in Awaydays
The Rascals perform a cover version of All That Jazz, originally by Echo & The Bunnymen in the film Awaydays, based on the book by Kevin Sampson, which was released in cinemas nationwide on 22 May.
The track is available on the soundtrack which was released on 18 May, 2008.
Miles Kane's Departure
Conflicts with the name
Miles Kane used to tell in several interviews that when they were in The Little Flames they were often called "you little rascals".
The group consisted of:
- Miles Kane — Lead vocals and guitar
- Joe Edwards — Bass
- Greg Mighall — Drums
|Title||Album details||Peak chart positions|
|Out of Dreams||
|"Out of Dreams"||2007||Out of Dreams EP|
|"Suspicious Wit"||2008||Suspicious Wit EP|
|"I'll Give You Sympathy"|
- Out of Dreams
- Suspicious Wit
- Freakbeat Phantom
- I'll Give You Sympathy
- I'll Give You Sympathy (Night Time Version)
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