Ricky Martin On His New Album, His Breakup And Those Shirtless Instagram Shots
Huffington Post - about 2 years
Ricky Martin opens up about new music, his much-publicized breakup and his gay sex symbol status in a new interview with PrideSource.
The 43-year-old Latin superstar says his six-year relationship (and subsequent split) with boyfriend Carlos Gonzalez Abella partly inspired "A Quien Quiera Escuchar," which translates as "To Whomever Wants to Listen," his first album of all-new material since 2011. The main themes of the music, he said, were "honesty" and "vulnerability."
"After six years of being in a very steady relationship with him, yes, we have a lot of stories and we have a lot of moments of love and lots of light and yes, he is part of this album," Martin tells PrideSource's Chris Azzopardi. "It's not about what I've lived [through] this year that we broke up or even the last five years. It's decades of allowing myself to really go back and remember specific relationships that really [affected] me in many ways. And it became music."
Although he is currently "enjoying bei
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