Related Information for Hands On Approach In early 1996 the band's singer, Rui David, was playing acoustic guitar and singing on a beach in the Algarve (south of Portugal) when a Dj from a national radio station heard him. He enjoyed the songs and invited Rui to play them live on his late night program. After that, and for the next 3 years, the band did the usual circuit of live performances, music festivals and making demos.In 1999 Universal/PolyGram signed up the band. The band's debut album, called "Blown", was re.. read more