We Are the Monks

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we-are-the-monksWe Are the Monks

Trent and Shellie Monk are The Monks, and this new acoustic-folk album is filled with a creative landscape of sounds featuring raw vocals, guitars, mandolins, harmonica, and of course the lap steel. The star is Trent’s familiar voice, recognizable from his days with duo Monk & Neagle, and his recent solo hit “Beautiful You.”

After his days with Monk & Neagle, and with his new wife, Trent and Shellie embarked on this journey of full-time music, encapsulated in the standout track, “Here We Go.” With top-notch producers like Mitch Dane (Jars of Clay, Bebo Norman) and Ed Cash (Chris Tomin, Kari Jobe) at the helm, this duo’s high-quality release is sure to resonate with fans across the country and be the launch of a long career.

Sounds like: Civil Wars meets NEEDTOBREATHE meets All Sons & Daughters with the Monk’s own unique and catchy vibe.

Top Songs
Most Singable:

Strongest Biblical Content: “My Help” (Ps 121:1-2)

The Whole Package: “Walking on the Water”

Resources: Lyrics and chord charts on wearethemonks.com.

Barry Westman
4.5 stars


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