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The Rapture To Perform At Special Engagement Concert

The Rapture are unveiling details of their upcoming performance with’s Special Engagements, a new global concert series where fans run the show. The band will play a show in London on December 12 at 4pm EST (9pm GMT), which will be broadcast on can get more info on how to attend and control the shows at, where the announcement of the London show is also available on video.  Starting today, fans will be able to determine key elements of the Special Engagement, including choosing which songs The Rapture will play for their encore, creating new band merchandise and getting the chance to join them onstage via polling widgets, Twitter and Facebook.

The engagement contests/polls are listed below:

Engagement 1: Live on 11/22
Choose The Rapture’s encore. Fans vote from four songs they want to hear for the encore. The top two songs will be selected for the Rapture to perform.

Engagement 2: Live on 11/23
Perform with the band. The Rapture asks fans to submit audition videos of them playing cowbell to the track “House of Jealous Lovers.” Other fans ‘like’ these videos, and The Rapture will choose one winner, from the top five videos with the most ‘likes’, to perform at the event.

Engagement 3: Live on 11/28
Design limited-edition merchandise. The Rapture invites fans to create a new piece of merchandise specific to their next single “Sail Away.” The band will provide three colors for the shirt, and three ways to manipulate the single cover for Sail Away.” The winning colour and image will be selected and made into a new T-shirt, which a few lucky winners will receive.

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