Local jazz-inspired rock group, monarch., is thrilled to announce the release of their take on an uplifting pop song, “Just Say the Word”.

monarch. Set to Release "Just Say the Word" on Friday, July 14th

This emotionally charged anthem celebrates the enduring bond shared between best friends separated by distance. Drawing inspiration from real-life experiences and stories, monarch. has crafted a poignant and relatable narrative within the song's lyrics. It speaks directly to the hearts of listeners who have ever found solace, joy, or support in the unwavering companionship of a best friend, no matter how far apart they may be.
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With its infectious melodies and a catchy chorus that resonates with audiences of all ages, “Just Say the Word” is poised to become an instant hit within the pop music landscape. This heartfelt composition perfectly captures the range of emotions experienced in long-distance friendships – from nostalgia and longing to hope and unwavering loyalty.

Pre-Save "Just Say the Word" by monarch.

The song will be available on all major streaming platforms, including Spotify, Apple Music, and YouTube on July 14th, allowing fans from around the world to experience the magic of “Just Say the Word” Additionally, a fun and energetic music video accompanying the song will be released on the same day, bringing the lyrics to life and visually capturing the essence of friendships.

Pre-Save "Just Say the Word" now by going here! In the meantime, you can check out other awesome videos from monarch. like "In the mood (live in nyc)."

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