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Wednesday 06 January 2021

Actor & Musician Daniel Donskoy Serves Up An Electronic Infused R&B Tale Of Disintegrating Human Relationships

It has been a time of new beginnings for Daniel Donskoy. The cosmopolitan actor and musician with roots in Moscow, Berlin, Tel Aviv and the South of England shows no signs of stopping after the release of his single, 24.

The video was viewed more than sixty-thousand times in the first four days after the release, and now he has shared his soulful new single, Robbed Me.   
 
The single 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 said: 

"When certain people enter your life everything seems to light up - the shittiest of places looks like a palace with that person. 

"The dodgiest chip shop is suddenly 'haute cuisine' and you are never, really never bored. 


"When someone like that left my life, I lost the connection to my mind and soul and started questioning my whole belief in human nature. 

"How can love and trust turn into anger and depression so quickly?"
 
Daniel is a fully independent artist with a lifelong passion for composing and writing music. 

Alongside his musical career, he works 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 Netflix series, The Crown
 
The second of six releases brings us closer to the core of Daniel's emotional world. 

Showing deep rooted wounds and insecurities

Daniel explains: 

"I know I'm not alone with that feeling, so when I sing about it I know people will find themselves within the story. 

"For me it is the most fulfilling thing to know that someone hearing my song might feel for a second like they aren't alone, because the loneliness that comes out of depression and self-doubt is a pretty shitty thing."

by: Mike Cobley



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