The director gave her a shot of tequila to help her get in the mood. But instead of doing so, Anca got a little dizzy after the drink and dancing became suddenly even more difficult! -When shooting “Pentru Dragoste”, Andreea Paduraru, the director for the video decided that Anca should kiss a guy in the video. This was quite unexpected, since Anca didn’t have a boyfriend at that moment, therefore she had to ask for help from her ex. Singles: 1.“More & More” 2.“Fade Away” 3.“Cineva” 4.“My Baby (Tell Me Why)” 5.“Nopti De Dor” 6.“Ce Pot Sa Fac” 7.“Na, Na, Na” 8.“Tu Ai Plecat” 9.“Singura Iubire” 10.“Pentru Dragoste” 11.“Luna Mi-a Zambit” 12.“Intr-o Zi” Success in the charts: -“Nopti De Dor”, Anca’s first video in her solo career, climbed up the charts in no time. It was a new highest new entry in Romanian Top 100 and the single was in Top 3 in the charts all over the country for 6 consecutive weeks; -“Pentru Dragoste” was No.
1 in Romanian Top 100 for 2 weeks in 2004 (featuring Class); -“Luna Mi-a Zambit” was No. 1 in Romanian Top 100 for 6 weeks in 2003 (featuring Class); Awards: -Best Group of the Year: Romanian Music Awards, 2003 (featuring Class) -Best Pop of the Year: Romanian Mtv Music Awards, 2004 (featuring Class). The awarded song was “Pentru Dragoste”, composed by Anca Badiu, lyrics: Cristina Haios (Impact), music: Vlad Cernea (Class); -Best Romanian Song: Mtv European Music Awards, 2004, Barcelona (featuring Class) The most impressive concerts were: …especially in Transylvania and Banat, but each concert had its own charm. Details about the shows: My concerts are very interactive. It is very fulfilling for me, as an artist, and it makes me happy to see that the audience knows my songs inside out and they’re singing along. What was the most difficult moment of your career: It was pretty difficult at the beginning of my solo career, when I had to start working on my first album.
While working with different music producers from several recording studios in Bucharest, I had to adapt the music I wrote to the style and sound of each recording studio. I had to understand and then get used to each music producer’s personality. What are the biggest sacrifices that you have done for music: When I joined the band Class, I had to move back to Romania and this was a hard decision to make. After so many years of living away, I had to leave wonderful places and my best friends. Moreover, when trying to achieve success in a showbiz career, having a family is an ideal hard to achieve. “Workmates”, artists I admire: Laura Stoica, a wonderful voice! She was unique! She was a great friend to me, an exceptional human being! All my “workmates” are admirable.
Throughout their work and talent they managed to change the Romanian music scene in recent years. All my respect goes out to them! International artists I like: Kelly Clarkson, Pink, Robbie Williams, Justin Timberlake, Areta Franklin, Stevie Wonder My favorite music styles: Pop, Pop-Rock, Clubbing. My clothing style: Casual, Sport. Colors that suits you: All the colors. Especially purple and less pink. Clothing, accessories and shoes brands I like: Diesel, Dolce & Gabbana, Gucci, Plein Sud, Bulgari, Marc Jacobs, Paciotti The car I drive: VW Golf 5. My dream car: Range Rover. My favorite sport: Volleyball. My favorite sportsman: Nadia Comaneci. My favorite author: Marin Preda, Irving Stone. Hobby: Sports, Movies. My favorite flowers: Imperial lilies, yellow roses, wild flowers. The movies that you would see over and over again: “Les Miserables”, “Jane Eyre”, “Shakespeare in Love” How do you spend your evenings: When I’m not going to rehearsals or to concerts, I prefer watching a movie with my doggies Bijou & Bobby and eating popcorn. How would you like to spend your evenings: As I mentioned above. What you dislike doing at home: When returning from the gym tired, I’m not in the mood for cooking. How much daily time do you keep for yourself: Due to my busy schedule I need daily rest, especially after gym, in the afternoons.
How do you stay fit: Sports, diets. What is the most important gift you have received during time: I got a portfolio from Malina, my fan, containing materials about me right from the beginning of my career. What are the principles that guide you in life: Seriousness, ambition, perseverance. What do you dislike the most: The moments when someone I care about disappoints me. What is your personal charm: Although sometimes I might not seem so, I am very communicative, friendly and sincere. What is your childhood’s dream: Practicing professional volleyball, I always wanted to become a coach, a sports teacher. What other domains did you worked in: Just music. What was the biggest folly you have ever done: When I was for the first time on stage, at the age of seven, I should have sung two songs, but I started the first one with the lyrics of the second one! I realized what I have done and I suddenly stopped, started crying and walked out the stage. All my mother’s efforts to get me back on the stage were useless that day. It seems that this incident motivated me so much that nowadays, the stage is the place where I feel myself! Where do you go on vacation: I have a great time in Italy, at London and Miami. In Romania, I enjoy the mountains. What are the biggest qualities a man should have: One should be orderly, educated, honest and definite.
One should know what he wants in life. What are the major weaknesses: The fickleness, the deceitfulness and the pettiness. What defines you as a human being: The power of quick and good self-organizing in everything I do. What defines you as a professional: Only working hard and studying can lead to performance. I’m a perfectionist. Read more on Last.fm. User-contributed text is available under the Creative Commons By-SA License; additional terms may apply..
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