Monark are changing the face of pop music in South Africa. Mixing Eugene Coetzer’s uniquely characterful vocal delivery – polished with his distinctive falsetto – and Ewald Jansen van Rensberg’s unmatched, global production style, Monark craft songs rich in meaning and soul stirring hooks.
Monark deliver something completely fresh and unique, and are setting sonic trends in the South African music landscape. They dominated the South African airwaves with their first 2 singles, Smiling (Charting at #3) and Build It Up (Charting at #1), building up to the release of their debut album NEGATIVES. The album, which was released worldwide on 14 July 2014, peaked at No. 1 on the iTunes Album Chart on the day of its release. They were nominated for Best Pop Album at the 2015 SAMAs and performed at the 2016 Awards ceremony.
Monark's energetic and polished live performances have opened the way for them to perform at the most coveted events and on the top stages in the country including - The Voice SA, Rocking The Daisies, Durban Day, Kirstenbosch Gardens, Parklife, 94.7 Joburg Day, KFM 94.5’s KDAY, Splashy Fen, KKNK, Durban Botanical Gardens, to name a few.