The Monroes
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The Monroes


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CD Roulette 2009
1. Something Coming 2:55
2. Come & Get it 3:43
3. Not Tonight 2:07
4. I Wanna Know How 3:48
5.  Misery 2:31
6. You got me running 2:51
7.  Sad & Blue 2:31
8. Bad Luck 2:13
9. In the Cold of the Night 3:00
10. The Things you do 2:25

EP 2007
with cover: Send me A postcard (Shocking Blue)



The Monroes emerged from the Dutch Rock & Roll-capitol Groningen. But they’re not just another garageband, they make good popsongs which give you the same desolate melancholic feeling you get from a David Lynch-movie. They make popmusic inspired by fifties R&B and sixties’ soul, fuelled up with fuzzguitar, garage and surf wich they reproduce with their vintage Fender-gear. Front woman is beautiful singer Josje. With her characteristeric singing she seduces every crowd-member. Listen and get lost in the musical cultmovie called the Monroes...
The Monroes played at various festivals such as Eurosonic, Metropolis, Bevrijdingsfestival Groningen and at VPRO's Club3voor12. They played a lot of clubs in Holland including De Melkweg in Amsterdam and supported some of their own heroes like Dan Auerbach, The Detroit Cobra’s and Claw Boys Claw. Nowadays they are a returning sensation in clubs as The Dirty Water Club in London and La Fleche d'Or in Paris.
The long-awaited debut-album, mixed by garage-guru Olaf Veenstra from Green Hornet will be released in oktober 2009. Until that time The Monroes will continue to play their trashy soulful garagepop all over Europe...