My Music DNA: Daniel Donskoy

Daniel Donskoy, a cosmopolitan actor and musician with roots in Moscow, Berlin, Tel Aviv and London shows no signs of stopping after the release of his single 24.

Robbed Me continues his way through a world of electronic infused R&B with retro pads and vintage drum samples. Daniel takes us into the sound world of the late ‘90s, urging us to reminisce about that carefree time and feeling bereft after a very intense relationship ended.

Daniel is a fully independent artist with a lifelong passion for composing and writing music. Alongside his musical career, he works tirelessly as an actor, becoming a household name in several countries and amassing a loyal following on social media. His ambition landed him the lead role in a successful German prime time production, as well as starring in HBO’s Strike Back, BBC‘s Detectorists and the world renowned Netflix series The Crown.

Here, Daniel reveals the music that has inspired his career to Andy Howells.

Daniel Donskoy’s new single is Robbed Me.

What was the first song that made an impact on you?

Bohemian Rhapsody my parents were big Queen fans and I remember hearing it when I was just about four years old and I relished in it.

What was the first single you bought? 

Michael Jacksons Bad as I was given Thriller as a present and wanted to hear more of him.

What was the first album you owned?

Thriller by Michael Jackson – it was a present for my sixth birthday.

What’s your constant go to track? 

Archangel by Burial and A Song for You by Donny Hathaway

What’s your constant go to album? 

Channel Orange by Frank Ocean and A Real Good Kid by Mike Posner

Who’s your latest music discovery?

Omah Lay and H.E.R

What’s your own track that best defines you as an artist?

From the two that have been released probably Robbed Me and Nothing a track that will be released next spring.

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