Inspiration comes while you least anticipate it. Nobody is aware of this higher than Charlie Puth, whose signature candor not too long ago revealed particulars about his private life we by no means may’ve anticipated. In a June 13 dialog in Interview, the 31-year-old musician spoke concerning the lengths he is prepared to go to in pursuit of the proper observe, admitting he as soon as took a break throughout intercourse to seize an surprising stroke of genius. “I wrote the track in the course of the act,” he stated of his track “Marks on My Neck.”
Puth added, “Perhaps I ought to have centered on the act just a little bit extra, however the melody simply form of popped into my head and I really had stopped and recorded just a little fast voice observe after which needed to get again into the act.” (Who says chivalry is useless?)
“I wrote the track in the course of the act.”
Puth went on to clarify the that means behind “Marks on My Neck,” which appeared on his self-titled album launched final yr. He additionally swore the story wasn’t as dangerous as it could initially appear: “That is the place that melody got here from. I used to be getting over someone and what higher approach [to do that] than meet new individuals? It most likely wasn’t going to work out with this individual and that was what I used to be energetically choosing up, which is OK.” No love misplaced. Though, this doubtless wasn’t how Puth’s muse anticipated to seek out out that they had “energetically” impressed the tune to a pop hit.
“I bear in mind waking up and myself within the mirror, noticing these marks on my neck, and every single day they’d heal and fade however so would the one that put them on me,” he continued. As for his former associate? “We went our separate methods.” Now, all that is left is his new sexually charged document and the information that, for Puth, his artistic course of comes first.