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The myth of the last gang in town is an enduring one in rock music. A small town, some big ideas and four kids who’ve grown up and grown so close that they finish each others sentences. Mona are those tender souls, hoping to outgrow the story that’s been written for them. Says frontman/guitarist Nick Brown of their debut single Trouble On The Way. Nick: “It’s pretty self-explanatory – there’s a sound on the horizon and the volume’s gonna grow.”

The majority of this Nashville-based four-piece were raised in the church and learned their craft playing to the congregation: Nick and drummer Vince Gard as Pentecostalists and bass player Zach Lindsey in by Southern Baptist. Guitarist Jordan Young is the token heathen. For those within the faith, secular music was banned. Vince’s mother would play him Creedence Clearwater Revival records and make him promise not to let on to his fathe - rock and roll as illicit, secret thrill.

A calling card appearance on Later…with Jools Holland followed by plays on Radio 1 by Zane Lowe means Mona’s travelling circus is gathering momentum. Expect to experience their transcendent rock and roll fervour in full next year with a full length album.

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