Updated: Oct 25
New Interpretation of King Norodom Sihanouk's Beloved Composition, "Monica," by Bryan Fahey and Mike Charbonneau available now!
October 18, 2023 - "Monica," the timeless song composed by King Norodom Sihanouk, has been revitalized by the collaborative efforts of Bryan Fahey (guitar/vocals), and Mike Charbonneau (percussion/bass/keys/production). The heartfelt composition pays homage to King Norodom's enduring affection for his esteemed wife, Queen Norodom Monineath, fondly known as Monica. Fahey and Charbonneau's rendition preserves the intrinsic spirit of the original piece while infusing contemporary elements, blending traditional and modern musical sounds. "We are thrilled to present this reimagined version of 'Monica' to audiences worldwide," shared Fahey. "It has been a labor of love to maintain the authenticity of King Norodom's legacy while infusing our unique musical perspective." Charbonneau added, "Through our collaborative effort, we aspire to evoke a sense of pride and admiration, not only for the song but also for the profound love shared between King Norodom Sihanouk and Queen Monica." The artists' heartfelt rendition is a testament to their deep respect for the royal couple and their legacy. "Monica" stands as a tribute to the enduring love between King Norodom Sihanouk and Queen Norodom Monineath, celebrating their profound bond and lasting influence. This song also commemorates King Norodom's passing (Oct 15th) and what would be his 101st birthday (Oct 31st).
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About Bryan Fahey and Mike Charbonneau: Bryan Fahey and Mike Charbonneau are esteemed musicians known for their innovative approach to blending traditional and modern musical elements. Their collaboration on "Monica" signifies their dedication to preserving cultural legacies while embracing contemporary musical expressions.