Monika's latest album — the Greek artist's American debut — is called Secret in the Dark. Eilon Paz/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Making A Pop Album In The Wake Of A Brush With Death

"Our boat was on fire," says Greek singer Monika of the 2012 accident that changed her life.

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