This article was published in 2016.

Wakefield firebrand singer-songwriter Louise Distras will release her brand new single 'Aileen' on 30th September 2016. The song will be Distras' first new music since the release of her critically acclaimed debut album 'Dreams from the Factory Floor'.

'Aileen' represents real musical growth and a sonic shift for Louise, being an impassioned radio anthem that steps away from the punk and protest tags of her past and into indie powerpop territory. Nevertheless, the pop-friendly hooks house an intense emotional core. Check it out for yourself below:

'Aileen' is available to pre-order now from

Louise Distras will be playing live in Leeds at Verve on 21st October 2016.