This article was published in 2008.

Local band Brasil have announced the release of their debut single on the Sound People Records label. The single will be available from May 5th and to celebrate the release the band are hosting a special launch party at Sweeney Todds (Rios Leeds) on Friday 2nd May.

The band's songs of love and loss, supported and strengthened by soaring vocals and pulsating synths mean that they connect with their audience on a multitude of levels, and as their many fans would testify, they are a truly amazing live spectacle.

Brasil are a band that are massively proud of their Yorkshire roots and for their party they have assembled a collection of the some of the finest bands around the West Yorkshire area, including Racine, Rivers, Don’t Look Down, and I.E. Special DJ for the night will be Tom Hingley, the legendary Inspiral Carpets frontman.