“Sat and talked to a man today,
he told me to follow my dreams;
(This Old Guitar, written by Gem O’Reilly)
Country-fied, acoustic pop songtress Gem O’Reilly has had a storming set of years in the music industry. With a top ten hit in the iTunes Country Charts, and national radio play. Gem performs around varied areas of the UK, for events, weddings, festivals and corporate performances.
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Credited for her early songwriting throughout “Live and Unsigned” at fifteen years old by Alex Baker from Kerrang, Gem O’Reilly has certainly set her sites on embracing the music industry. A singer who strongly believes in perseverance and dedication; Gem continues to perform around venues in the North West.
At seventeen years old Gem was signed to Irish label Walled City Records. This saw the songstress hit number 7 in the iTunes country charts with her first EP “Teenager”. Manchester Evening News described the short album as “Country-fied, acoustic pop with candy-sweet vocals and perky teenage charm.” Having performed alongside famous faces such as comedian Jason Manford and Glee actor Damian McGinty; Gem’s local recognition has continued to rise with BBC Radio dubbing her as “The British Taylor Swift.”
Now acting as an independent artist, Gem has release her second EP “I Have Found Me” and her first music video. Gem’s second EP made it onto national BBC Radio throughout the UK. Her music video has been scheduled across American Airline and AirFrance and gained the recognition of BBC Radio 2 and Jools Holland. Having hit over 20,000 views on YouTube with her first music video and having been played on both regional and national radio; Gem’s music continues to rise.
Lander PR in London, who now represent Gem have labelled her as their “Irish Country-Pop Princess”.
As of 2019 Gem has pursued to record her third EP. With the title track being, “Love Potion”, this EP will contain more originals than previous short albums of Gem’s and will proceed with a second Music Video. This has had the interest of several labels, and you can have a sneak-peak of Gem’s title track here:
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“Don’t run, Don’t hide, the grass
is greener on the other side, just wait
today; it’s gonna be okay”.
(It’s Gonna Be Okay, written by Gem O’Reilly)
Written & Performed by Gem O'Reilly