Hit Artist Martone Talks About His New Album Erogenous Zone And His Songwriting

Thank you for sitting down to discuss your new album, Erogenous Zone. It is a very nice and eclectic piece of work, how long did it take to develop this concept?

How did you come up with the idea for Erogenous Zone the song?

On this album, we hear a collaboration with rapper Khristophe on the song Werk, which is hot. What was it like working with him and the other collaborators on this project?

I wrote the rap, but I am not a rapper. He delivered those lines like it was nothing. I know he is going to go far, I am just happy that he chose to work with me.

As for the other collaborations, it was during my delays that I decided to let people in. Believe me you, I had to let go and trust God. Because when it's your baby, you really do not anyone to touch it or have influence over it. I am glad that I did though. Because it alleviated a lot of stress that I was under at the time. Having my vocal coach Ms. Shelly and husband Clayton Morgan do back up on Splendid Thing was a treat, we sound so together on that record. Additionally, Clayton co-wrote Dance the Night with Me and Love Out Loud.

How long did it take you to complete the entire project?

What are some of your favorites from the Erogenous Zone album?

Musically speaking Erogenous Zone is such an important album for the LGBT community and to dance music generally. I do not believe that there has ever been a project that speaks on SGL as much as you have. What are your hopes for this project?

All I can say is that I did the best that I could do at that time and now it is God’s hands.

This album is lyrically deep, and dancable but you have light-hearted songs like Dance the Night with Me. How did you manage to tackle subjects in songs like Love Out Loud, Inside Out and Rip the Runway? Why did you decide to go that route with these songs?

Inside Out is a song that I speak about past experiences in matters of the heart. If I had truly loved myself then, I would not have allowed myself to put up with some of the stuff that I had gone through. Since have learned to love myself the right way — my standards are higher. But the realization is in the chorus, “With self-Love, I have grown.

Love Out Loud is a song for those that are struggling with being themselves. I do believe that those songs being grouped together as they are is no accident. Perhaps it is a devine order.

With Love Out Loud, I am saying be proud of who you are, live in your truth and enjoy your life.

Support seems for indie artists seems to be few and far between. What should indie artists know about getting started in the music business?

Are there any plans to tour with Erogenous Zone, if so, what is the concept of the show?

If someone really wants to know who you are, which song of yours should they listen to off the Erogenous Zone album, and why?

Where do you see yourself in five years?

Other than music, what is the most important thing, or person in your life?

What will be the next song released from the Erogenous Zone album?

Thank you for joining us today Martone. What should our readers know about what’s coming up that was not covered?