This article was published in 2012.

Leeds band The Birthday Kiss present their debut release 'Choking'; a free digital download this Valentine's Day, Tuesday 14th February 2012.

The band were formed in the middle of last year by songwriter, guitarist and producer Ben, recruiting best friends Sarah on vocals, Joe on bass guitar and Bruce on percussion.

A Christmas song 'Sentimental Christmastime' was issued last December on Soundcloud as a present for fans.

The band are currently working on a debut album for release later this year.

Listen to the single below, or follow the link to download:

Choking by The Birthday Kiss