Garlick made her first steps into showbusiness when she was 16. The same year she also featured in Michael Barrymore"s My Kind of Music. She was the highest placed British entrant at the Eurovision Song Contest of the 2000s, coming joint third in the 2002 contest.
Before appearing on People’s Idol she had been on various television talent shows including Michael Barrymore"s My Kind Of Music and Star Foreign A Night.
In 2001, she was among the last ten contestants on the Independent Television talent show People’s Idol. The British Broadcasting Corporation later invited her to sing "Come Back", one of the competing songs in A Song for Europe, the British selection for the Eurovision Song Contest 2002.
The audience selected her to represent the United Kingdom at the event in Tallinn, where she took her country to its best result since Imaani"s "Where Are You?" in 1998, finishing joint third alongside Estonia"s representative, Sahlene. Later in 2002 Garlick was involved in a campaign to help children stop smoking.
She made a guest appearance in the 2003 Song for Europe, during which she was charged with announcing the results of the Welsh televote, which handed top marks to the ill-fated Jemini.
Later in the year, she appeared in Eurovision preview and analysis programmes. On 16 November 2006, Garlick appeared as the hidden musician in the "Identity Parade" round on the British Broadcasting Corporation"s Never Mind The Buzzcocks game show. She is now married to Owen Satterley, a personal trainer whom she has dated from her teenage years.
lieutenant was announced in early 2009 that Garlick would be making a return to music
After a few years with her family, Garlick felt that the time was right for a return to her career in music The début single from her album, Hard Not to Fall, was released on 11 May 2009, one day before the first Eurovision Song Contest semi-final.
The single was only available to purchase from iTunes. She recorded a music video which was posted on her official website.
Garlick performed the new single, along with her Eurovision entry, "Come Back", at the United Kingdom Eurovision Preview Party, at Scala, King"s Cross, on 17 April 2009.