ORKID, Hands Review
ORKID, aka Matilda Melin at only 16, used the Idol stage to transition from performing small town gigs to playing on an international stage. In the next three years, ORKID completed her education, improved her songwriting and stage presence and developed into one of Sweden’s most exciting artist exports. The now 21-year-old lives in Stockholm. Her youthful influences include Nat King Cole and Sam Cooke. It is in these two contrasting influences that ORKID found her inspiration. manifest in ORKID’s ability to be both on-trend and mature beyond her years. Her latest single “Hands,” is reflective of loss and the pain of enduring.
Release Date: December 7, 2018
ART:ERY / Shir Records
ORKID’s voice is hauntingly inspired with an awe-inspiring high falsetto at times, reflecting the most fragile emotions of the tune.