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Birth name Bridie Monds-Watson
Born (1996-05-02) 2 May 1996 (age 22)
Derry, Northern Ireland
Genres Indie folk, dream pop
  • Singer
  • songwriter
Instruments Vocals, guitar
Years active 2013–present
Labels Rough Trade Records

Bridie Monds-Watson, better known by her stage name SOAK, is a Northern Irish singer-songwriter born in Derry in 1996.[1] SOAK's music has been described as 'a vivid portrait of teenage deep-thinking' by The Guardian.[2] She released her debut studio album Before We Forgot How to Dream in May 2015.


In November 2014 she was revealed as one of acts on the BBC Sound of 2015 long list.[3] On 20 January 2015 she released her debut single "Sea Creatures".[4] She released her debut studio album Before We Forgot How to Dream on 29 May 2015 which won the Irish Choice Music Prize Album of the Year 2015 on Thursday March 3, 2016 at the annual awards ceremony held in Vicar Street in Dublin.



Title Details Peak chart positions
Before We Forgot How to Dream 19 37


Year Title Album
2014 "Blud" Before We Forgot How to Dream
"B a noBody"
2015 "Sea Creatures"
2016 "I Can't Make You Love Me/Immigrant Song" Non-album single


  1. ^ "Not so wet behind the ears". Irish Examiner. February 21, 2013. Retrieved 13 May 2015. 
  2. ^ "One to watch: SOAK". The Guardian. 27 January 2013. Retrieved 13 May 2015. 
  3. ^ "SOAK makes BBC Sound Of 2015 longlist". RTÉ. 1 December 2014. Retrieved 13 May 2015. 
  4. ^ iTunes - Music - Sea Creatures - Single by SOAK
  5. ^ Hung, Steffen. "Discography Soak". Irish Charts Portal. Hung Medien (Steffen Hung). 
  6. ^ "SOAK". Official Charts Company. 

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