“The music business never stops changing. It is easier to reach people, but definitely harder to keep their attention.”
Orla Gartland ‘People aren’t stupid; if you try to be anything other than yourself, it just won’t work long term.’
The project revolves around our theme of fighting inner battles; depression, conflicts with other people, etc. We share our experiences & rough times.
To me, the bigger the better. That’s why I love Pop music. Everything is bright & full of energy & life. It just gets me amped.
Sometimes artists have to abandon what made them successful, just to try to creatively stay afloat. You have to let the songs be what they’re going to be.
Music is universal, a quintessential form of healing – it has the power to unite people all across the globe.
Right now my family are my only motivation. I’m going to do my best to make sure I don’t see them or me struggle anymore. They’re depending on me.
I’m a nonconformist & a contrarian. People like to be miserable & melancholy or own self-deprecation like it’s a religion. That’s unattractive to me.
When creating an Alien Skin album I enter a self imposed impenetrable vault. I never ask for advice as this will most likely derail the creative process.
This is definitely the first trap-folk album in history. It wasn’t something I planned. It was something I was searching for and then found.
That’s the art behind songwriting; painting a detailed picture about what you’re trying to convey, in a way that makes your audience feel your conviction.
That moment when you get the record from the pressing plant, and put it on the turntable – this is the moment of truth. I’m always a bit nervous about it.
Growing up I was always considered the little girl with the big voice, and yes it did come naturally. My favorite vocalist is Bonnie Raitt.