How do you feel as you step off the plane onto the tarmac?
I’ve been visiting Ibiza so often for almost two decades now that it is a very familiar vibe. The energy on the island is very distinct as everyone here would tell you, but for me, it strikes me right away and I feel its strength. It’s not always easy to deal with, and depending how you feel, can affect you in different ways. If you are not so much in a good space mentally, or you are in a very good place at that moment – it can amplify everything. It’s a special place.
What’s the first thing you do when you arrive on the island?
Because I arrive early on a Monday, I go directly to the hotel and take a little nap and go for a swim. I am usually staying at Hotel Ocean Drive or Destino, so if I have time, I pop down and eat a fresh fish from The Fish Shack. This is my little meditation before the craziness starts at DC-10, that’s all it takes for me to get into the zone.
What’s always in your suitcase when you come to Ibiza?
As little as possible! My swimsuit, my shades and suncream. My music and a couple of good books; right now I am reading Hollywood Babylon II by Kenneth Anger – it’s a book about the scandals and craziness of Hollywood back in the day during the 60s.
Who do you mostly spend time with when you’re in Ibiza?
Many of my friends live out here for the season and some even year around. I am usually with my agent, friends from Paris or other artists that I am very good friends with such as Cassy, Dyed Soundorom, Dan Ghenacia and his wife Sofia.