The Monotrol Kid is
the alter ego of Erik Van den Broeck, a Belgian based singer-songwriter.
A gifted story-teller, he has the ability to catch your attention by sharing his eclectic real life observations against a backdrop of Americana sounds.
His new album My Talk My Song contains 12 stories covering friendships, passion, melancholy, desolate plains and
Folk - Americana not far of Richmond Fontaine, Josh Ritter, Jeff Tweedy. The melodies of this self-educated ballad maker draw you in, touch your soul and will stay with you. A truly passionate stageman, he can blow you away with his live performance and has mastered the art of reaching out to his audience with his humour and genuine love of playing live.
He shared the stage with Wreckless Eric (UK) , Amy Rigby (USA), Jon Langford (USA), Robert Coyne (UK), Greylag (USA), Absynthe Minded (B) , Roland (B) , I Am Oak (NL), Oscar and the Wolf (B), Joy Wellboy (B)
The Monotrol Kid performed at the Ancienne Belgique (Brussels), Het Depot(Leuven), Paard van Troje (The Hague), Acoustic Alley
(The Hague), Supermarkt (The Hague), Stadschouwburg Brughes, Breminale festival (Bremen), Tower club (Bremen), Spielbudenplatz (Hamburg), DETE (Bremen), The Purty Loft (Dublin) and many more.
2010 -Today was a good day - EP
2011- What About The Finches - CD
2013 - The Merchant - EP
2014- My Talk My Song - CD