Category: SOAK

SOAK interview – Evening Standard, 10 May 2019

Because she grew up in Londonderry, when Bridie Monds-Watson started out making music as SOAK in her teens, every interviewer would ask for her thoughts on the Troubles in Northern Ireland. Born two years before the Good Friday Agreement was signed, educated at an integrated school and raised by parents without a religion, she would say: “Honestly, I’ve grown up… Read more →

SOAK interview – Evening Standard, 13 Feb 2015

She has toured the country’s churches under her stage name, SOAK, so now Bridie Monds-Watson is making the obvious next step: touring skate shops. The Northern Irish singer-songwriter, who tops her soft acoustic sounds with a voice that could melt an iceberg, is a BBC Sound of 2015 nominee at just 18 (although she looks considerably younger). She understandably wants… Read more →