“Live hasn’t been my strength in the past. Maybe re-approach it again sometime soon with the perspective of a little more life confidence possibly.”
Orla Gartland ‘People aren’t stupid; if you try to be anything other than yourself, it just won’t work long term.’
To be true to yourself & not to emulate anyone. Everyone in the world is unique so that has to be a good starting point.
“A lot of artists I look up to and inspire me have a lot of love songs, so it’s certainly an inspiration and something that shows in my own written songs.”
“Just because you’re in a tough position or something isn’t going your way, doesn’t mean that’s the end. You’ve got plenty left in you. Never give up.”
“It’s a feel-good, get-your-body moving tune that would be a perfect listen while getting ready to go out or just dancing around at home.”
“The name Toxsick comes from my auto immune disease. I have a condition where my body produces too much histamine and I have swelling spells if I don’t take my medication.”
“Our very first demo as a two-man band was quite disappointing. It would be safer for everyone to keep it secret and unreleased. So, yes, this is our debut EP and hopefully not the last.”
“This project helped us & hopefully our audience to feel less lonely, we believe that it will inspire other people to remain creative even during hard circumstances.”
“This is an opportunity to keep working and have more music in my catalogue and reach new fans.”
“You should cherish the time you have with those around you, be it your friends or family. Let them know you love them while you have the chance because life is unpredictable.
“In an era where albums are a disposable commodity that we rarely possess, never mind physically hold, I wanted to present a beautiful piece of art that reflected the care and love taken in the making of the music itself.”
“I’m Puerto Rican & my grandparents exposed me to Salsa, Merengue & Reggaeton music when I was younger. I really wanted to combined all of my influences into one song.