Faye O’Rourke is a singer, songwriter, composer and producer with over fifteen years experience in the Irish and international music scenes as front-woman of Little Green Cards, Soda Blonde and as a solo performer.
With Little Green Cars, Faye produced the gold selling Absolute Zero in 2013 and Ephemera in 2016 and completed multiple US tour and world tours, including performances at Coachella, Lollapalooza, Radio City, New York and on ‘Late Night with Jimmy Fallon’, as well as being longlisted for BBC Sound of the Year 2013. In 2014, Faye won a ‘Irish Tatler Woman of the Year Award’ for Music and U Magazine’s ‘30 Under 30 Award’ for Arts & Entertainment in 2017.
Soda Blonde have just recently been nominated for both the Choice Music Prize ‘Album of the Year’ 2021 for their critically acclaimed self-produced debut album Small Talk and for ‘Song of the Year’ for the song ‘Small Talk’. They are also about to embark on a sold-out national tour having completed a number of sell-out UK dates last year, including London and Manchester.
Faye is a passionate advocate of women’s physical and mental health as well as artist’s rights within the Irish music industry. She has curated and organised numerous events aimed at raising awareness for issues such as menopause (Konenki/Menopause Unmasked, 2019- for the Irish
Association for Cancer Research) and abortion rights (Imp Hour, 2017- for the Dublin Rape Crisis Centre ) as well as acting as an ambassador for the Make-A-Wish Foundation. Faye has also hosted talks for First Music Contact on topics including ‘The Value of Art & Artists within the
Contemporary Irish Music Scene’ and written extensively for Hot Press Magazine on variety of subjects including politics and culture.
As a solo performer, Faye has performed with the RTÉ Concert Orchestra and is a member of Irish Women in Harmony. Faye also works as a composer for TV and film, including the score for Mark O’Halloran’s award-winning adaptation of James Joyce’s An Encounter last year.