The Rentals Recently reunited alternative/punk/new wave outfit, The Rentals have announced plans to release a new EP this August. he band regrouped last October. The record is titled The Last Little Life and is due out August 14, 2007.

The revitalized band includes original members Matt Sharp (ex-Weezer,) Rachel Haden (That Dog) along with new members Sara Radle (vocals/multi-inst), Ben Pringle (synth master), Lauren Chipman (viola/vocals) and Dan Joeright (drums).

A band that is often credited for opening the door for synth-punk bands like Motion City Soundtrack and Reggie and the Full Effect, The Rentals have remained dormant since shortly after their 1999 release, Seven More Minutes. At various times, it has featured members of The Decemberists, Weezer, The Special Goodness, and Saturday Night Live cast member, Maya Rudolph.


  1. Last Romantic day
  2. Little Bit Of You
  3. Life Without A Brain
  4. Sweetness and Tenderness
  5. Bonus Feature

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