RUNAH uses music to entice you into different realms.
Having been featured in HotPress, Clash Magazine, Contact Music and many more, her debut album, an ‘escapist, hypnotic, and harrowing beauty’ is receiving growing attention.
2019 has seen RUNAH release her debut album and gain over 200,000 on title track STRANGE, gain national radio play.
STRANGE was recorded/produced with David Virgin, Rohan Healy and Al Quiff at Beardfire Studio, Dublin; a father and sons production team who, in their collective six decades of musical experience, have worked – on stage or in studio – with the likes of Nick Cave, INXS, Leslie Dowdall (In Tua Nua), Mary Black, The Cruel Sea, Cat Power, Billy Bragg and Lloyd Cole, to name but a few.
RUNAH has brought the year to a close by releasing glimpses of her second album, MOTHER. A concept album residing in other worlds, a hypnotic journey of birth, life and death concerned with The Mother, Earth.
Having been a part of the global Sofar Sounds series and played in various cities internationally, RUNAH has collaborated with other artists, most recently Florida based producer FKNSYD on her recent 2018 EP Calcify. Other international collaborations have included ‘Neighbourhoods Pt. 2’ with Australian six-piece Fairchild, Melbourne based artist Calan-Mai. Live shows in 2019 include Ireland Music Week, support slots for sold out shows in UK with Izzie Walsh, support slots for Havvk, Amy Studt and Berlin's Wolf&Moon.
RUNAH recently signed to Max Music Publishing who in the past year had several of their artists put onto the Fifa 2019 official soundtrack and success including syncs to Charmed, Blade Trinity, Fast and Furious and many more.
RUNAH is playing her final shows of the year in London’s Groucho Club and Bello Bar, Dublin. ‘Mother’, RUNAH’s latest single, premiered on RTE2fm.
“The search for the spiritually divine has long been pursued by artists of all mediums, though none have done it as robustly and attractively as Ireland's rising folk pop artist, RUNAH.RUNAH's commanding ethereal voice is an undeniable force, driving "Strange” – Earmilk
“Irish artist RUNAH creates truly dreamy, emotion-strewn offerings, with shades of the majestic splendour of Laura Marling” – Get In Her Ears
“The search for the spiritually divine has long been pursued by artists of all mediums, though none have done it as robustly and attractively as Ireland's rising folk pop artist, RUNAH” – The Most Radical List
“RUNAH is, to my ear, among the finest artists in her chosen genre of pop indie art folk working in the world today. The strength of the lyrics, melodies, vocals and production ideas. Listening is like stepping into a world fully formed and rich with colour” – Rohan Healy, host of Rhythm & Roots Show, 103.2 Dublin City FM & Producer at Beardfire Studio, Dublin.
'It sets the scene of an artist unashamed of who she is... 'Age' in a must-listen for any songwriters out there' Tom Berry, Bittersweet Symphonies
'A swirling, electronic-fuelled nugget of mysterious melody, the visuals cast new light on the sheer maturity of RUNAH's songwriting.' Clash Magazine
'Spoken word, dance and music. Its all there. Great job!' Roddie Cleere
'Enchanting simply doesn't cut it when trying to describe the world RUNAH creates on her latest EP Ghosts' REMY