There are, at least, three artists known as Monika: 1. Monika (b. Λεμονιά Χριστοδούλου, 26 May 1986 & raised in Karpenisi, Greece), is an Athens, Greece artist. At five, she started playing the piano & at ten bought her first guitar. Then later, she joined an orchestra in order to take saxophone lessons that lasted 5 years. She can also play some accordion and drums. She used to be a member of her brother's band Serpentine where she did some vocals and played the electric guitar. A year later, she moved to Athens to study in the University (Department of Mathematics) and started recording some songs in her computer. At the same time, she became a member of Relevant Box where she played the saxophone and did backing vocals. In the summer of 2005, she recorded some stuff for My Wet Calvin and in February 2006 she recorded a saxophone piece for the band MENTA. Her first single "Over the Hill" was released in early May 2008 and her debut album Avatar in the 19th of the same month by Archangel Music. Her debut album quickly became critically acclaimed in Greece, while still is having it's way of coming in the target area of listeners abroad Greece and becoming known. Monika toured around Greece to support the release of Avatar with most of her shows being sold-out successes. In May 12th, 2010 her second album Exit was released and she's having her second tour, only this time to support Exit. http://www.myspace.com/monikarides 2. A bulgarian singer. 3. An English electronic music producer from Milton Keynes, now residing in south-east London. He's got his tune "Thunderstruck" released on Med School's New Blood 014 compilation.