Cult Los Angeles heroes Rilo Kiley have announced their new unreleased and rarities album RKives for a UK release through Little Record Company on 6 May 2013.
RKives is a long awaited collection of unreleased songs, b-sides, and rarities spanning Rilo Kiley's decade-long career.
The record includes nine never before released songs, a variety of demos, b-sides, and previously hard to find tracks. The sixteen-song CD and double vinyl is complimented by artwork lovingly designed by the band with a rich mix of personal photos, collages, and hand written lyrics.
RKives will be released on CD,LP and digital on May 6 on LA based indie Little Record Company, owned by Rilo Kiley’s own Pierre de Reeder and the label responsible for releases by Heidecker & Wood (featuring Tim Heidecker of Tim & Eric), Nik Freitas and other friends of Rilo Kiley. Artwork for the album contains personal band photos with cover image designed by de Reeder.
Lead singer-songwriters Jenny Lewis and Blake Sennett and their esteemed band matess Jason Boesel (drums/percussion) and Pierre de Reeder (bass guitar/vocals), released their fourth album, Under The Blacklight (Warner Bros.) in 2007. The album received widespread critical acclaim. Blender Magazine considered it the 10th best album of 2007 and it was #8 on Rolling Stone’s list of Top 50 albums of 2007.
Tracklist (*Denotes previously unreleased material)
1. Let Me Back In *
2. It’ll Get You There *
3. Runnin’ Around *
4. All The Drugs *
5. Bury, Bury, Bury Another *
6. Well, You Left *
7. Draggin’ Around
8. I Remember You
9. Dejalo (Zondo Remix featuring Too $hort)
10. A Town Called Luckey
12. American Wife
14. Rest of My Life (demo) *
15. About the Moon
16. The Frug