Ratboys Release Surprise Album Today

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RatboysToday, Topshelf Records have released a surprised album by Chicago’s Ratboys. Dubbed Happy Birthday, Ratboy, the album features 10 brand new recordings of some of the band’s earliest work along with a new song called Go Outside. The album is being released in celebration of the 10th anniversary of their debut, self-titled EP.

Happy Birthday, Ratboy is comprised of re-recordings of the 5 songs from their debut ep on the A-Side while the B-Side of the album is composed of newly recorded college-era tracks from the band (along with the aforementioned Go Outside.) 

You can listen to the album through any of the digital platforms here.

Furthermore – as part of their tenth anniversary of the Ratboy EP, Ratboys will also be releasing a brand new live recording and “retrospective film” on April 29th through Bandcamp.  The performance was filmed on the floor of Schuba’s Tavern in Chicago and will see the band perform songs from throughout their catalogue.