R&B meets pop sensation Darius Martin releases the new single "Sparks Don't Fly" featuring Latin singer-songwriter Shantal Vella. The single is a powerful profile on the damaging effects of abusive relationships, offering an intimate window inside the emotional toll it takes on two hearts.
Teaming up with the esteemed non-profit, Doorways, and ahead of October Domestic Violence Awareness Month, Darius Martin is thrilled to amplify awareness and generate funds with his new single, “Sparks Don’t Fly”. Serving the Arlington, Virginia, community, Doorways extends comprehensive support to survivors, providing housing, counseling, court advocacy, and more. With a 24/7 hotline and a robust community outreach program, Doorways stands firmly with survivors. Darius Martin is proud to drive impactful change with this new release.
"Sparks Don't Fly" blends melodic cascades of percussion with an emotive vocal symphony shared between Darius Martin and Shantal Vella. Over subtle, refined beats, "Sparks Don't Fly" will immerse you in a lyrically tender narrative, bringing awareness towards domestic violence. Darius Martin admits, "I wanted people who have been in abusive relationships to know they're not alone." "Sparks Don't Fly" is a courageous story of experiencing a heartbreaking connection and losing sight of love.
Darius Martin made the jump to LA from his childhood roots in El Paso, Texas and Alamogordo, New Mexico. He is a multi-faceted creative with a degree from the acclaimed Los Angeles Film Institute. His music tows the line between R&B and pop with decadently abstract sonics reigned in by anthemic hooks. Darius Martin has received acclaim from Earmilk, Lyrical Lemonade, Allhiphop, ThisisRNB and more.