Anna Fantastic

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Anna Fantastic
Birth nameAnna Garcia
Also known asSheree, Anna G
BornLondon, England
GenresPop, jazz
Occupation(s)Actress, singer, model
Years active1988–present
Associated actsPrince, Dieter Bohlen

Anna Garcia, professionally known as Anna Fantastic (a name given to her by Prince[1]), is an English actress, singer and model.

Early life[edit]

Born in London, England in 1970 to parents of Sicilian, British and American ancestry, Anna spent her younger years in London and the Netherlands. Anna's mother was a singer in various bands in the local London music scene and thus exposed Anna to a variety of musical genres, from Billie Holiday to Madonna.

Anna attended the Sylvia Young Theatre School in London.

Prince years[edit]

At the age of 16, Anna met the musician Prince at his concert in London. At 17, she lived with Prince in Minneapolis, Minnesota.[1] On Anna's 18th birthday, Prince gave her a pink cashmere coat, thus leading to the song "Pink Cashmere" that would be released in 1993. In 1988, under the name Sheree, she recorded a song called "Ronnie – Talk To Russia!", written by German songwriter and former member of Modern Talking, Dieter Bohlen.

Anna inspired the songs "Vicki Waiting" (an 18th-birthday gift for Anna, originally titled "Anna Waiting") and "Lemon Crush" (her favorite drink) on Prince's Batman soundtrack from 1989. She also wrote the song "Fantasia Erotica", which resurfaced on Carmen Electra's debut album in 1992. Liner notes from the Batman soundtrack, released in 1989, credits Garcia as "Anna Fantastic".[2] Anna is featured on the unreleased, Prince Madhouse #3 album, on the 18-minute song "The Dopamine Rush Suite", and is credited as Anna Garcia.[3]

Post-Prince years[edit]

Anna recorded several songs in the early to mid-1990s including "G'Ding – G'Ding (Do You Wanna Wanna?)" in 1990 as Anna G, a remake of Marvin Gaye's "Sexual Healing" in 1994 under her real name, as well as singles in 1995 as part of the groups La Switch ("Kiss Me Baby" and "Never Let You Go!") and Positive Connextion ("My Baby Just Cares For Me").


Anna is the writer and executive producer of a documentary on Michael Jackson entitled Michael Jackson: The Last Photo Shoot,.[4][5] recorded an album of jazz songs. She has composed music for television shows including The Oprah Winfrey Show and The Dr. Oz Show.[citation needed]


  1. ^ a b [1]. Retrieved on 14 August 2007.
  2. ^ [2]"Album Credits" Archived 9 November 2007 at the Wayback Machine
  3. ^ [3]. Retrieved on 14 August 2007. Archived 27 September 2007 at the Wayback Machine
  4. ^ [4] "IMDB"
  5. ^ "Michael Jackson 'The Last Photo Shoots' Documentary Trailer Shows King Of Pop In Good Spirits". "The Huffington Post". 20 September 2013.

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