MA - Dance music recording artist BYLLI CRAYONE (Pronounced: Billy
Kray-OH-nay) has just independently released a new 80s inspired dance album entitled "PRESTO: ELEMENT OF
SURPRISE". The album features guest appearances by some of the biggest names of the '80s.
idea of the album was presented to Crayone by his good friend LISA LISA,
best known as the lead singer of the 80s pop group LISA LISA & CULT
JAM. She was the first to say she would love to record with him and
suggested he make contact to his other friends of the 80s to see who
else would interested in recording with him on this amazing album. "It
started as an idea, then took on a life of it's own. I feel truly
blessed with this album" - Bylli Crayone
Over the past year,
Crayone has recorded with many of his favorite
artists of the 80s. Everyone from BOY GEORGE and SAMANTHA FOX to NU
SHOOZ and TIFFANY. He has recorded over 40 songs that were taken into
consideration for the album. Only a handful made it. Including a cover
of the 1987 dance hit by TAYLOR DAYNE called "Prove Your Love". "Taylor Dayne loved it and ReTweets my posts! - Bylli Crayone"
album is a total dance album with a lot of '80s influence. The albums
intro was done by none other than SPINDERELLA of the legendary rap group
SALT N PEPA. "An amazing way to start the album!" says Crayone. "She's
my hype lady, Love her!"
The first single from the album was
digitally released on December 7th, 2010. It was a song called "IT'S
OKAY BOY" featuring TIFFANY. Yes, that Tiffany of "I Think Were Alone
Now" fame. The song topic "okay to be gay". This song was written with
all the recent gay teen suicides in mind. Letting todays youth know,
"Its ok to be yourself, its okay to be gay".
include Keith Kemper (B2K, Omarion, Village People), Joseph Barone and
Victor Ochoa. Remixers include ThePhlexican, Joey 'Danger' Altura and
Fred 'The Edit' Rivera. As for song writers, Crayone wrote all the
songs on the album with the exception of "Prove Your Love" and "Talk Is
Cheap" - (which he co-wrote with U.T.F.O.'s Mix Master Ice)
is not new to the music world. His first single "Girl, Hang It Up!"
was released back in 1991. So as a tribute to the songs 20th
Anniversary the song has been re-recorded and remixed for this album.
Album features a special announcement by freestyle legend APRIL
("Someone to Hold", "Right on Time") regarding the song "Girl Hang It