What are you listening to right now?
Julie Byrne, ‘Not Even Happiness’
It’s Karaoke night. What song do you sing?
‘Somewhere’ or ‘Tonight’ from West Side Story
What have you been reading lately?
‘The Time Traveller’s Wife’ and ‘Journey of Souls’
Who is the most influential person in your life?
I draw inspiration from a lot of people. My late piano teacher Slava Gabrielov was definitely a big influence, however.
Which song do you wish you had written?
‘Song to the Siren’, Tim Buckley
We’re at the bar. What are you drinking?
A ginger beer. Though I have been known to ask for a coffee at bars before.
Who would you dread getting stuck in a lift with?
What did you want to be when you grew up?
I went through several stages including astronaut, clown and classical pianist
If you were a London tube station, which one would you be?
St Pancras, where all the pianos are.
Are you heading to London?
I live there
How can we find out more about you?
Please visit my website http://monelise.com/
My new song and music video—The Flood—was released June 15th; check it out on my YouTube!