This article was published in 2015.

Rupert Stroud releases his new single called "The Truth on the 22nd July. It is available to pre-order now on iTunes and Google Play.

"The Truth" is proving to be a hit already, gaining support from radio networks nationwide and receiving its first BBC Radio 2 play last week on The Alex Lester "After midnight" show (listen again).

BBC Radio Scotland are loving it so much that they've invited Rupert and the band in for a live session and interview with Janice Forsyth on Thurs 9th July. He is sure to wow them with his great talent and Yorkshire charm.

If you want to see Rupert live, he will play Oakwell Festival main stage on the 12th July at 6pm, supporting The Feeling and Stooshe.

Rupert is also aiming to win a slot at Leeds & Reading Festival through the annual Futuresound competition. He will play The Wardrobe at 9.30pm on the 17th July.

Rupert says "Playing Leeds Fest would be a dream come true for us!"

So, go along and cast your vote.