Orla Gartland (born 1995) is an Irish singer/songwriter from Dublin who gained popularity from posting cover songs on her YouTube account. At present, her YouTube channel has received over 10 million views in total.
Gartland describes her music as folk pop, most heavily influenced by Joni Mitchell, Regina Spektor and Imogen Heap. She frequently refers to herself as a "music makin' ginger nutcase."
On 11 November 2013, Gartland released a four-song EP Roots. The title track "Roots" was named Apple iTunes "Single of the Week" in the UK and Ireland. On 24 November, the Irish Mirror featured Gartland in a full-page article and stated "last Tuesday on iTunes her debut EP, Roots, hit No1 in the main Irish albums chart, 15 in the main UK albums chart and No2 in the US singer/songwriter chart."Continue reading at Wikipedia... Wikipedia content provided under the terms of the Creative Commons BY-SA license