Orla Gartland is a 20 year old singer/songwriter originally from Ireland, who has recently moved to London. Starting to share her music publicly in 2009, Orla uploaded videos of her singing and playing guitar, performing covers of songs and originals, and her career started to rise slowly when her videos begun getting noticed by swarms of viewers. By 2013, Orla was announcing her first tour, headlining five locations and getting ready to release her debut EP Roots, which was well received, the track “Roots” being named iTunes ‘Single of the Week’ in the UK and Ireland.
In 2015 so far, Orla has been on a roll with writing and dropping new music for her teeming fanbase. Releasing her second EP Lonely People in January, showcasing a more electronic and indie sound, compared to her well-known original acoustic tracks. Continuing on her new sound, this week she previews another track titled “Modern World”. Just finishing her latest tour around the UK, with her band and Greta Isaac, Orla is in Austin, Texas to perform three shows at SXSW this week, full details are listed on her website. Have a listen to “Modern World” down below.