Interesting facts
                                               


>> SANDRA'S EDUCATION <<
finished elementary school (Grundschule) and real school (Realschule), ten years ballet practices (classical ballet), guitar playing lessons, singing and English studies in London

     
        Sandra during singing studies in London school

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>> CRETU'S WEDDING <<
it took place in Registry Office on Ibiza on the 7th of January in 1988 at 13:30 in only five people's presence, Hubert Kemmler and his girlfriend Suzanne were the witnesses; Mr and Mrs Cretu intended to get married on 31st December 1987 and they have engraved this date on their wedding rings; there wasn't church wedding, cause Michael in contrast to Sandra, belongs to Greek church; the wedding party took place in one of restaurants on Ibiza by modestly table with only drinks and cakes


   Sandra and Michael moment after wedding

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>> SANDRA'S SONGS <<
some of Sandra's song lyrics were very seriously inspired by different situations, for example:
"Don't cry" - inspired by tragedy in Tcharnobyl - explosion of atomic reactor
"Hiroshima" - antiwar song, thanks to it Sandra wanted to make all people think of tragedy brought about atomic bomb explosion
"Johnny wanna live" - Sandra's personal contribution in saving of innocent animals tortured during tests or killed by hunters for profit
"When the rain doesn't come" - inspired by Sandra's stay in Thailand, she was moved by Thai girls forced to prostitution by their parents; lyric to this song Sandra wrote by herself with not big husband help

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>> THE WHEEL OF TIME <<
the date of this album release was changed several times, there were some technical problems, Michael's illness and finally cover changes, songs from this album were another names; during work with this album Sandra had to moved from sunny Ibiza to five-room apartment in Munich, she left her husband and children to be close to record company and Crocodile Music, after work Sandra came back to home on Ibiza


 The first design of album cover, it was changed later
First track listing:

1. Forever
2. Prince of hearts
3. Motivation
4. It's a shame
5. Simple obsession
6. Perfect touch
7. Silent Running
8. The sky
9. The wheel of time
10. Secrets
11. Nothing without you
12. Beyond my mind

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>> BAD HABIT <<
Sandra's bad habit is smoking, singer even admited: "I unfortunately smoke too lot during interviews..."; Sandra gave smoking up when she was pregnant and during breast-feeding; probably her favourite cigarettes are Marlboro, sometimes this brand of cigarettes lied next to her

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>> SUPERFORM <<
Sandra eats rationally and healthily (she is vegetarian) according to book hints called "Fit fürs Leben - Fit for Life" by Marilyn and Harvey Diamond, thanks to this she has a great figure, Sandra also exercises a lot by swimming, skiing; singer used natural cosmetics not tested on animals, especially made in Japan

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>> PERFUME <<
Sandra's favourite perfume is "OMBRE ROSE" by Jean-Charles Brousseau - from France, we have to add they are not cheap; so Sandra willingly buy this perfume at the airport before her departure

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>> PROMOTION WITH SANDRA <<
some of you don't know, but Sandra was on poster billboard, it was in 1986 - her picture (live) was used in advertising of hairspray and the slogan on poster said: "Hit for my hair - High Hair Gloss Spray"; this advertising poster was weakly spread, so this fact wasn't known until this time

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>> SEX AND AIDS <<
how she said, before Michael she didn't have a boyfriend and love affairs, she was busy her career; she admitted in one of interviews, that she took her first contraceptive pill when she was 16; she also did AIDS test in 1987 at doctor's request - it was negative; about married relations, Sandra said: "I think my highest duty in marriage is sex with husband. I couldn't go to bed with a man whom I don't love. At the same time I can say, I could give sex up if it will be necessary."

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>> GARDEN AND PLANTS <<
every Sandra's estate had and has garden with full of exotic trees and plants behind house; Sandra likes very much to work in the garden, how she said, this inclines her to the work in the studio; she takes care of vegetables and herbs exactly according to principles of plants natural cultivation; also she has a lot of exotic and precious flowers like thirty-year-old African palm - she paid for it about 20 thousands DM


 Sandra in the garden with lemon trees

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>> SANDRA'S PARENTS <<
when Sandra moved to Ibiza, she talked her parents into arrive to Ibiza to take a rest and breathe fresh air; they marveled at stay in Ibiza and they decided to move here - they did it in October in 1989 and they live near Sandra; Sandra's mother helps her all the time: she cooks, when Sandra works for hours in the studio, and she is very unhappy when Sandra doesn't eat this, she takes care of Sandra's clothes to be clean and when Sandra has to leave she helps her to pack all the stuff, during Sandra's absence she take care of her house, she helped and helps to bring up the twins - after twins birth when Sandra wanted to take a rest, Sandra's mother looked after twins

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>> CAR ACCIDENT <<
in 1988 on Ibizia Sandra had a car accident and she was close to death, but lucky coincidence she didn't hurt, she only was in shock and huge stress, it was worse with her car - it was destroyed very much and it had to be scrapped; several days after accident Sandra shot a videoklip to "Secret Land" in Normandy; only these informations about this accident were announced by German magazine


 Article about Sandra's accident

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>> SANDRA IN ROMANIA <<
on the 6th of December 2006 Sandra (as a special guest) gave a concert in Piatra-Neamt (Romania) mayor's invitation. It was a St. Nicholas Day gift for inhabitants of the city. The mayor is Sandra's very big fan, he ordered to treat Sandra as a big star and he was generous with her needs, which Sandra asked, i.e: the room with a view to the mountains and "bulz" (tradition Romanian dish - polenta with goat's cheese), Sandra ate it by days and evenings


 Romanian dish BULZ

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>> GOYA <<
Michael and Sandra Cretu are or were the owners of coctail bar called "Goya", which is situated in centre of Ibiza Town (Eivissa). Bar is opened daily in the evening hours from 7:00 pm to 2:00 at night. We give an address for interested:
Avinguda Bartolomé Ramón y Tur, 3 - Tel: 971 192 201 - Eivissa