Saturday, August 28, 2010

The Rattles release debut Album 'Rattle On' ~ Giveaway~

You've got to meet the Rattles!!! They are creating music EVERYONE can groove out to!

The Rattles are four musicians and life-long friends – Sal (the snake-guitar player),Gus (the goat-lead singer), Hal (the hippo-bass player)and Kitty (the cat-(Girl)drummer). Their manager Benny (a dog) and a bunch of roadies (penguins) all named Elvis help The Rattles take their show on the road.
Coming straight out of the wild and onto the stage, no one rocks like The Rattles!This furry, family-friendly band known as The Rattles,create a listening experience that parents and adults can equally enjoy. These anthropomorphic critters pump out vibes that get everyone grooving! With a fresh, modern fusion of classic rock and power pop, The Rattles have drawn comparisons to the likes of The Beatles, They Might Be Giants, and The Monkees.

The Rattles are on a roll! Parents, kids, and music lovers of all ages have been singing unanimous praises for ‘RATTLE ON’ since the lively full-length debut from this furry musical menagerie.

To celebrate the ‘RATTLE ON’ album release, The Rattles recently unveiled their snazzy new official website, This fully decked-out, colorful little corner of cyber-space allows The Rattles’ biggest fans to read up on the band’s back-story, listen to some groovy tunes, scope out a slew of tour photos, play interactive games, and shop for official band gear at the online store. There is even a special section for parents!

'Rattle On' captures the diverse sounds and songwriting talents of this one-of-a-kind animal collective. From the opening anthem "Rattle On" and the infectious chant "R-A-T-T-L-E-S," to moodier numbers like "Monday Morning Drive" and "Goodbye Yesterday," to ballads like "1-2-3 Count on Me" and "Apple of My Eye," the band brings a sound that is both familiar and fresh.

Released on August 17, 2010 – In Digital and CD Format
The Full Track listing from ‘RATTLE ON’ debut album contains nine songs:

1.Rattle On
2.Lucky Sam’s Banana Stand
3.Shipwreck in the Sky
4.Wavy Lane
5.Goodbye Yesterday
6.1-2-3 Count on Me
8.Monday Morning Drive
9.Apple of My Eye

Check out some tunes and watch The Rattles music videos here.

The Rattles Band was created by Tony Caio, who is best known for his animation direction for well-known licensed creations like The Sneetches by Dr. Seuss, Curious George Goes to a Chocolate Factory for Scholastic, and Hollywood Betty Boop for Bally Gaming. He created The Rattles Band so parents and their children would have a way to connect through a family friendly music experience.

Now, that You love this band and debut album, You can purchase this online and/or at stores near you.

Or You can Win it!!! One of my lucky readers can win this 'Rattle On' album by the Rattles.

Visit and leave a Comment about what you like best about this band or site.
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This giveaway is open to US residents only. Please leave a separate comment for each entry.(Please make sure if you are anonymous you leave your email address with your comments.)
This giveaway will end on September 20th at 11:59 pm Est. The winner will be notified and have 48 hours to respond to my email or another winner will be chosen.

*Disclosure: I will be getting this CD for review purposes.*


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Anonymous said...

This band looks cute. I love all the different animals -the Girl drummer Rocks!!

justicecw said...

I liked the fun stuff section of the site...especially the coloring pages! Thanks for the chance,

justicecw said...

I just became a GFC follower = Christine

justicecw said...

My favorite song is Wavy Lane!

justicecw said...

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justicecw said...

Just became an email subscriber. Thanks,

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