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Ben Platt releases vulnerable new single “Andrew”

Ben Platt is back with new music!


The Grammy-winning singer released his new single, “Andrew,” from his upcoming third album, Spirit of honeyFriday, accompanied by a clip directed by Taylor Swift: the era tourIt's Sam Key.


Spirit of honey, which will be released on May 31, is named after the “honey” state of being in love. “All the irregular thoughts, fears and anxieties in my brain slowly fade away, until my mind is covered in warmth and softness,” Platt explained in a press release.


Ben Platt in new art before the release of his third album.

Vince Aung



The album's folk-leaning lead single, “Andrew”, tells the story of an unrequited love Platt had for a straight man, with the Dear Evan Hansen the actor singing: “You don't want to kiss me, 'cause I'm not at all/Like the girls in the posters on your wall/What a waste of time wasting your heart out/For an Andrew.” ”


THE Musical clip flashes between Platt singing in iridescent blue lighting and clips of a high school boy watching his crush from afar, while he flirts with other teenage girls.



Before the song's release, Platt posted a snippet of the music video. on Instagramwriting, “This one is very special to me. 🩵.”


Although the song tells a heartbreaking story, Platt's love life is in full bloom as he is busy planning his wedding to fiancé Noah Galvin.




The cover of Ben Platt's third album, “Honeymind”.

Vince Aung



Yes, our priority is definitely a dance party,” he told PEOPLE in July 2023. “Our main goal is how to orchestrate the evening so that as little time as possible can be spent on anything other than dancing.”




Noah Galvin and Ben Platt attend the 76th Annual Tony Awards at the United Palace Theater on June 11, 2023 in New York.

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Platt and Galvin I first got engaged in November 2022 when Platt proposed. However, his proposal was soon followed by that of Galvin in May 2023. The two are not only partners in life, but they are also collaborators, working together on the 2023 project. Theater camp.


“We really align on what we think is funny and what we think is good. Our tastes are very similar, which is one of the biggest things that made us fall in love in the first place,” said Platt to PEOPLE at the film's premiere. film in July 2023. Galvin added: “Every moment we were making the film was just joy. »

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