Live acoustic performance on BBC Introducing

The UK and European ‘Fire’ Tour began in Manchester last week, continuing with dates in Glasgow, Hull and Dundee this weekend. On the way through to Hull the band had the pleasure of stopping off at BBC Leeds to record a live acoustic session on Alan Raw’s BBC Introducing West Yorkshire programme. You can listen to the full 15 minute interview on our Soundcloud link below. 2 songs were recorded, an intimate version of ‘Fire’ plus live favorite ‘Two Ways, Two Seas’ which appears on the 5 track ‘Fire EP’.


New single ‘Fire’ is now available to download!

Fire (Single)

New single ‘Fire’ is now available to download!

Fire was recorded at Parr St Studios in Liverpool in early 2013 with producer Steve Pilgrim who plays drums with Paul Weller. The track has featured recently on BBC Radio 2, BBC 6 Music and Football Focus.

Download the single from the following links:

The Rainband official store:


Apple iTunes




We hope you like it! Why not tell us what you think of it on Twitter and Facebook

All the best

The Rainband

Martin, Phil, Steve, Joe & Sam


Live acoustic stream broadcast in Manchester

On the 23rd of October 2013 The Rainband streamed a live acoustic gig from their Manchester studio in support of the Marco Simoncelli Foundation.

Watch it here http://www.ustream.tv/channel/the-rainband-58

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Rainband triumph in Talksport’s football predictor

The table never lies!! Shane Filan, Chase & Status, The Editors, Nicky Wire. You boys took one hell of a beating… in Talksport’s football predictor!



22 date European ‘Fire’ tour kicks off in Manchester at Band On The Wall

They’ll be plenty of Fireworks occurring in November but you don’t have to wait until the 5th for the fun to begin. On November 3rd The Rainband start their European ‘Fire’ tour in their hometown of Manchester at the iconic Band On The Wall. This is the start of a 22 date journey across the England, Scotland, Ireland, France and Italy.

At the time of writing there are a limited number of tickets remaining for the Band On The Wall show available from the venues website. Click here for tickets

Rainband Fire Tour 2013


New single ‘Fire’ used on BBC’s Football Focus

Football Focus

The Rainband’s new single ‘Fire’ which is out on 03.11.13 was used on BBC1’s flagship football show ‘Football Focus’. Watch it below from about 40 seconds.


Video: Backstage documentary with The Rainband at this Summers festivals

Watch exclusive video interviews with all members of The Rainband, filmed during the bands performances this year, including Glastonbury. New soon to be released tracks feature in this 7 minute documentary.


Video to next single Fire filmed in East Manchester

The video to next single Fire was filmed in a studio location in East Manchester today. The video rushes look absolutely amazing. We can’t wait to see the finished article. Fire is out on October 28th.