A BAND from Bromsgrove are set to release their debut single after being scouted for a Worcestershire festival.

Four talented teenagers, who make up the group Split Second, are set to take the music world by storm after being chosen to feature in this year’s line up for Woo Fest.

Now they are set to launch their first single titled ‘Ciao Bella’ on Friday, February 11.

The band includes Hannah Bowden (lead singer), Levi Husbands (lead guitarist), Darcy Dines (bass guitarist) and Jack Barnett (drummer).

At the tender age of 14 and 15, they have already tallied up a handful of live performance such as appearing at Blackwell Festival and Worcester Victorian Christmas Fayre.

Jack’s father and co-manager, Jamie Barnett said “everything is snowballing for them at the moment.”

“The kids completely take it in their stride, and they don’t really get nervous for performances,” said Jamie.

“Levi wrote the lyrics and tune whilst the band created the music to go with it.

“The song is about being in a relationship, but you don’t know where you stand – your partner is not picking up your calls and you’re just left wondering.”

Hannah and Jack, pupils at Kings Worcester, Levi, student at South Bromsgrove High and Darcy pupil at Bromsgrove School all met at Midlands Academy Music which is based in Barnt Green.

Jamie added: “Ryan Cush who runs the academy gets the kids into a band from a very young age.

“From, around the age of eight, the four of them [Split Second] performed in different bands until last year.

“The best from each band at the academy was chosen which formed Split Second!”

To celebrate the release of their debut single, Split Second will be holding a launch event on February 11 at the Marrs Bar in Worcester.

Tickets can be purchased from www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/split-second-ciao-bella-launch-party-tickets-247096541407