Here’s a tip for all you filthy rich electronic musicians.
Don’t do what Enigma‘s Michael Cretu did – spend 9 years and $26 million building your palatial dream house cum studio in Ibiza – in a location where it was against the law:
Musician Michael Cretu built a villa the size of a village on top of a hill near Santa Agnes.
However, this was not actually allowed according to Spanish law. Despite this, the Sant Antoni municipality gave the green light to the project, providing him with all the necessary permits.
So it was all good. Until they told him he was going to have to tear his dream house down.
Unfortunately for Cretu, he fought the law and the law won.
This is what his palatial dream house cum studio looks like now:
Maybe it’s time to call up his real estate agent and put in a bid on Vince Clarke’s palatial dream house cum studio…..