Biography

From a borrowed guitar age 8 to a #1 Hit Single…


New Single “Drive Him Crazy”, (feat Andrew Swift) released June ’20 produced by Michael Carpenter at Love Hz Studios Sydney debut #1 i-Tunes Country Chart, #1 Country Tracks Radio Play Chart, #1 “Aus Country Songwriters Showcase” (Today’s Country 94one) & #1 Official Tasmanian Top 40.

Music video was filmed by Michael Carpenter during Covid-19 lockdown.


2019 alone Gayle has achieved;

#1 Hit single ‘Open Arms’ – Country Tracks Charts Top 40 (3 x wks)

#1 Official Tassie Top 30

#1 Australian Country Songwriters Showcase

#11 i-Tunes Country Chart

ICMA Finalist 2020

Southern Stars Finalist 2019

Tasmanian & National CMA Finalist 2019

Akedemia NY - Song of the month

National and International Airplay

‘Ladies of Country’ with Gina Timms Tamworth CMF 2020

Whittlesea CMF 2020 with Jayne Denham & Luke Dickens

Ardlethan CMF 2020 & Tours permanently in her tour bus.

You think that’s impressive…You should see her LIVE!

The back-story…

Central Coast CMA led to a regular ‘Walk up’ & mentoring by Duncan Toombs, Simon Johnson & numerous top flight muso’s

2008 Gayle released debut EP ‘Freedom’, Produced by Simon Johnson.

2nd Radio Single, ‘Every Little Memory’, gained finalist position Victorian & National CMA 2010 – “Best New Talent”.

Title track ‘Freedom’ released with M/V (Filmery) 1 CMC love.

2013, ‘My Kinda Heaven’ Single & M/V (Filmery)

2014 Won Silver Saddle Award at the Sydney CMF. Opened Main stage 2015 with the launch of Gayle’s Debut Album 'Rough Road', produced by Michael McCartin & Michael Muchow.

2016 released ‘590 Days’ with M/V (Filmery)

Finalist ICMA Awards Tamworth 2017

Won 2RRR/AAAMUSICLINX “Best Independent Female Artist”

2017 3 x Top 10’s & 2 x Top 20 Hits from ‘Rough Road’ - Country Tracks Chart Top 40.

2018 Finalist ICMA Awards Tamworth

Gayle O'Neil 2018 ICMA Finalist for

'Most Popular Indie Australian Country Female Artist

'Lift My Spirits' peaked #13

Tamworth 2017 will be Huge with the Announcement that Gayle's new Album "Rough Road" is a finalist in the ICMA Awards (Independent Country Music Australia) for Most Popular Album!

WINNER OF 2RRR/AAAMUSICLINX 2017

"BEST INDEPENDENT FEMALE ARTIST"