In 2019 RUNAH released her debut album STRANGE gaining over 500,000 streams in just a few months, and selected for a number of high profile Spotify Editorial Playlists. Having wowed audiences at Ireland Music Week, London’s infamous Groucho club, Manchester SoFar Session to name a few, garnered praise from the likes of HotPress, Earmilk, Clash Magazine and Bittersweet Symphonies, and enjoyed national and international radio play on RTE, KCRL, Near FM, DCFM and more, RUNAH is quickly cementing her place among the most exciting and uniquely appealing artists working in music today.
RUNAH is signed to Beardfire Music, the indie label behind Patricia Lalor (now with Warner Music Group), KTG and Martin McDonnell, run by veteran producer and songwriter David Virgin (SPK, Sekret Sekret, toured with Cat Power, Nick Cave, INXS), and his sons Rohan Healy and Al Quiff.
RUNAH also recently signed a publishing deal with Max Music Publishing who have an enviable track record of 100s of international syncs including placements in FIFA, Greys Anatomy, Fast & Furious and Grand Theft Auto to name a few.
"RUNAH’s music creates new oceans, she’s so artistic. Same Face has all the facets of a true masterpiece. "
“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