'I don't fear death'
Anastacia has the sort of voice you hear long before you see her. I can hear her in the next room, wondering what she should drink (caffeine-free Coke), ordering a pizza and petting her terrier, Freak. She is petite, just 5ft 3in, but in her tight, bleached denim jacket, towering Gucci boots and trademark pink-tinted glasses, the 30-year-old singer is larger than life.
She introduces me to the dog. "I take him everywhere! He's the only man who'll kiss me in the morning." Unimpressed, Freak dash