Rainbow Kitten Surprise is an alternative rock indie band, featuring lead vocalist Sam Melo, Darrick “Bozzy” Keller (guitar, backup vocals), Ethan Goodpaster (electric guitar), Jess Haney (drums), and Charlie Holt (bass). Members hail from Boone, North Carolina as well as Robbinsville, North Carolina (Jess Haney and Ethan Goodpaster).

The music of Rainbow Kitten Surprise, also known as “RKS,” is known for its harmonies, instrumentation and lyrics, and its sound has been influenced by artists Modest Mouse, Kings of Leon, Frank Ocean and Schoolboy Q.

RKS! Live From Athens Georgia

RKS! Live From Athens Georgia

August 13, 2021

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When It Lands (Live from Athens Georgia)

When It Lands (Live from Athens Georgia)

August 6, 2021

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Cocaine Jesus (Live from Athens Georgia)

Cocaine Jesus (Live from Athens Georgia)

July 23, 2021

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Devil Like Me (Live from Athens Georgia)

Devil Like Me (Live from Athens Georgia)

July 9, 2021

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Hide (Live from Athens Georgia)

Hide (Live from Athens Georgia)

June 23, 2021

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Our Song

Our Song

October 9, 2020

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Mary (b-sides)

Mary (b-sides)

May 10, 2019

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Fever Pitch (Trooko Remix)

Fever Pitch (Trooko Remix)

August 24, 2018

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How to: Friend, Love, Freefall

How to: Friend, Love, Freefall

April 6, 2018

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Hide

Hide

March 22, 2018

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Holy War

Holy War

February 23, 2018

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Fever Pitch

Fever Pitch

January 16, 2018

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Rainbow Kitten Surprise on Audiotree Live (Audiotree Live Version)

Rainbow Kitten Surprise on Audiotree Live (Audiotree Live Version)

February 9, 2017

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Rainbow Kitten Surprise on Audiotree Live

Rainbow Kitten Surprise on Audiotree Live

February 9, 2017

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RKS

RKS

April 25, 2015

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Seven + Mary

Seven + Mary

November 19, 2013

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