– said Bilan in his interview to RT – It was a very large part of my life and now it's deep inside me, in my heart and in my consciousness.
I can't pinpoint it exactly, he was more than a producer, he became a second father to me.” Bilan was not an immediate success.
Now Bilan boasts three studio albums, with dozens of songs frequently aired on radio and television, and many videos shot across the world, made by famous Russian directors, such as Fyodor Bondarchuk and Gosha Toidze.
Few personalities in Russian show biz could believe it when the singer was introduced to the Russian stage.
It was one of Moscow's nights out with a concert of already popular musicians, and the future singer was so obsessed with the idea to become one of them, he was spinning around the producer, trying to attract his attention, singing.