Gretta Ray, the 18 year-old songstress from Melbourne’s Princes Hill Secondary College, has taken out the 9th edition of triple j’s Unearthed High.

Due to the strength of her track ‘Drive’, Gretta managed to beat out the other talented finalists Carl Renshaw, Lastlings, Ninajirachi, and Tia Gostelow.

Since releasing her debut EP Elsewhere earlier this year, the Year 12 student has gone from strength to strength, collaborating with producer Josh Barber (Gotye Archie Roach), and even joining the live band of 2014 Unearthed High winner, Japanese Wallpaper.

Now that Gretta has taken out Unearthed High, she is due to have her song recorded and produced by triple j, with an official release expected in coming months.

Additionally, she’ll be receiving some songwriting advice from one of triple j’s favourite artists, Meg Mac, so there’s undoubtedly plenty more good things coming in the future from Gretta Ray.

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