The Rentals

The Rentals

The Rentals are an American rock band fronted by vocalist Matt Sharp. Sharp has been the only consistent member since the group's inception. The band's best selling single is "Friends of P" (1995). The Rentals released two albums, Return of the Rentals (1995) and Seven More Minutes (1999) on Maverick Records before quietly splitting in 1999 following a world tour. The group reformed in 2005 and have since released several EPs and two more full-length albums, Lost in Alphaville and Q36. Lost in Alphaville released August 26, 2014, on Polyvinyl Records. Q36 was released June 26, 2020. Numerous musicians have appeared with the group on recordings and in live shows. The group's most recent iteration consists of Sharp, Nick Zinner, and Ronnie Vannucci Jr.


LabelsMaverick, Reprise, Warner Bros., Boompa, Polyvinyl Record Co., Only in dreams
RelatedWeezer, That Dog, Homie, Matt Sharp, The Decemberists, Nerf Herder, The Black Keys, Lucius, Ozma, Yeah Yeah Yeahs, The Killers
Previous membersHolly Laessig Ryen Slegr Patrick Carney
MembersMatt Sharp Nick Zinner Ronnie Vannucci Jr.
Years of activity1994–1999, 2005–present

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