This article was published in 2012.

Leeds-based quintet Ellen and the Escapades have announced the release of their debut album on 16th April 2012 via Branch Out Records.

After winning 2010's Glastonbury Emerging Talent Competition and playing BBC Introducing stages at both Reading and Leeds Festivals, Ellen and the Escapades have gone from strength to strength.

The title track from their highly anticipated debut album - titled 'All The Crooked Scenes' - is set for release on 2nd April. The album will follow two weeks later.

The band will celebrate the release with a special launch party at Brudenell Social Club in Leeds on Sunday, April 15th,