Following the release of her latest single 'Start a Fire' we caught up with Swiss singer-songwriter Anastasia Solay to find out more about what influences her eclectic sound. If you enjoy Anastasia's picks be sure to check out 'Start a Fire' at the end of the article.
1. Louis Armstrong - What A Wonderful World
"You can hear Louis Armstrong smile as you're listening to the song it feels like a sunny day and a warm embrace. It's a gentle reminder of the wonderful world we live in."
2. Etta James - At Last
"I can imagine all the people in love listening to this song around the world. It feels like a bright day with dawn singing."
3. Michael Jackson - They Don’t Care About Us (Brazil Version)
"This song feels so powerful it must have been so wonderful to be there when they were filming this. I love the lyrics and the belief felt in his voice. All the people together playing that rhythm united gives me goosebumps."
4. Frank Sinatra - Fly Me To The Moon
"Frank Sinatra's voice makes me feel like he's speaking to a friend, it's intimate and gives a warm feeling. The orchestral arrangements are grand and this song makes you feel like you're flying."
5. Tchaikovsky - Swan Lake (Swan Theme)
"This is just beautiful, it sounds to me as if nature is singing."
Watch Anastasia Solay's 'Start a Fire'