SOAK: ’24 Windowed House’ and ‘Blud’

Soak Blud
Bridie Monds-Watson is the Irish songwriter/multi-instrumentalist behind this week’s inaugural release from Goodbye Records, a new label from the band Chvrches. As a debut EP, this is a fine start to say the least, but add that Monds-Watson — who performs as SOAK — is just 17, and the future is even more promising for poignant solo gems out of Derry/Londonderry. Hear a favorite from the set above, in which she goes inward from heavy-hearted insomnia toward something less subtle, louder yet somehow more intimate. The whole Blud EP is below: