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Battle for 2nd Place are a 4-piece quasi-grunge band from Glasgow featuring the achingly beautiful vocals of Irish songstress Orla Prendergast. Having begun her musical journey in Dublin sharing a stage with the likes of Damien Rice and Rodrigo y Gabriela. Orla moved to Glasgow where she achieved immediate success when the song ‘Opposite Direction’, a collaboration with the band Union of Knives, was used on the soundtrack of US shows Grey’s Anatomy and Vampire Diaries.

Their debut single ‘A Better Chance’ is currently receiving airplay on many of the main UK and Ireland alternative shows including Radio 1, 6 Music, XFM, Kerrang, 2FM, Today FM etc

Debut album ‘First’ will be released in Jan 2011.