Monica and The Explosion's fifth studio album - Go Out! is out now.
The album is recorded in 2016 Jigsaw studios, UK, mixed by Tom Savage, Jigsaw studios in 2021.
Monica Welander - vocals, acoustic guitar, backing vocals
Rob Baylis - drums
Ian Stapleton - bass
Tom Savage - electric guitars
All songs written by Monica Welander
No Light Fanzine
Aug 7 2021
Monica and The Explosion - Go out! (Album 2021):
"...On the album we encounter some really full on and wonderful punk rock which with some of the tracks also has some pop elements.
Monica's voice sounds really good along with the fast punk rock. Imagine the feeling of packing the car with your mates, pull out onto the highway and head towards the horizon. That is the sort of feeling No Light got when the album was played in the headphones. The album is good right through, but two songs that stick a little extra are "Are you ready" and "Never grow up" which will be played on repeat many times!..."
Less Frenetic is Monica and The Explosion's fourth studio album featuring just Monica with her acoustic guitar and a number of more laid back songs.
Monica and The Explosion has made herself know as an energetic acoustic punk rock 'n' roll act and Less Frenetic shows a different side of her as an artist and songwriter.
"This fourth studio album by the Swedish is a charming piece with great songs. "
Richard Wagenaar - The Next Gig Oct 2016 (thenextgig.weebly.com)
“The new acoustic album by Monica and the Explosion, albeit Monica Welander, is a real treat that demands your attention throughout and isn’t content as some background music at a dinner party like some solo projects."
Punkonline Fanzine 6th Oct 2016
"It feels obviously more naked than before and the eight songs show the bare sound admirably..."
Peter Thorsson, SKRUTT MAGAZINE Sept 2016