Katy Perry Re-Recorded 'Dear Evan Hansen' Song 'Waving Through a Window' to Help Launch Show's National Tour: Listen

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Talking about her personal struggles with despair, Perry stated the music “embodied the psychological isolation I typically fought.”

When Katy Perry went to see the Broadway smash Dear Evan Hansen in April 2017 it had a profound impact on her. The singer wrote about that influence on Thursday morning (Nov. 1), recalling how the after seeing the present she was "emotionally remodeled ceaselessly." In her personal life, she stated, "I've struggled with despair, and like so many, at all times feeling alone within the battle of eager to belong."   

One of the songs from the present that basically bought her was "Waving Through a Window," which the singer stated "embodied the psychological isolation I typically fought." That's why when the present's creators, Benj Pasek and Justin Paul, requested Perry to re-record the music to assist launch the musical's nationwide tour — and proceed the dialog on psychological well being — she was all in.

The music's inspiring lyrics about overcoming adversity options the strains: "Step out, step out of the solar/ If you retain getting burned/ Step out, step out of the solar/ Because you've discovered, since you've discovered/ On the surface, at all times wanting in/ Will I ever be greater than I've at all times been?/ 'Cause I'm faucet, faucet, tapping on the glass/ I'm waving via a window/ I attempt to communicate, however no person can hear."

In the submit on Thursday, Perry offered a preview of her model, plus some pics with the solid, and revealed that there shall be a listening social gathering at 9 p.m. PT right here.

Listen to the preview under.