Famous as the bassist of the Irish indie rock band Kodaline, Boland contributed to the 2013 album In a Perfect World and to the 2015 recording Coming Up for Air.
He joined Kodaline, which was initially called 21 Demands, in early 2012. That fall, he and his bandmates released a debut recording titled The Kodaline EP.
His band won the 2013 European Border Breakers Public Choice Award.
He and his Kodaline collaborators recorded a 2014 cover of the Paul McCartney single "Coming Up."