NEW MUSIC: BEN PLATT | YOU WILL BE FOUND & WAVING THROUGH A WINDOW (FROM EVAN HANSEN SOUNDTRACK)
Universal Studios & Interscope Records will release the official soundtrack album for the film adaptation of the stage musical "Dear Evan Hansen." Today two brand new songs have been released, "Waving Through A Window" featuring Dear Evan Hansen Choir, and the second is "You Will Be Found," which features Amandla Stenberg, Liz Kate, DeMarius Copes, Isaac Powell, Hadiya Eshe, Kaitlyn Dever & Dear Evan Hansen Choir. Dear Evan Hansen will have its world premiere at the 2021 Toronto International Film Festival on September 9, 2021, as its Opening Night Gala Presentation, before being released in theatres on September 24, 2021, by Universal Pictures. Ben Platt reprises his role as the title character, Evan Hansen, an anxious, isolated high schooler aching for understanding and belonging amid the chaos and cruelty of the social-media age. The album includes the songs from the movie written by Benj Pasek & Justin Paul (The Greatest Showman, A Christmas Story) and performed by cast members including Ben Platt, Kaitlyn Dever, Amandla Stenberg, Amy Adams, Colton Ryan, Julianne Moore, Nik Dodani, Danny Pino & others. The movie features two original songs, A Little Closer, performed by Ryan and The Anonymous Ones, performed by Stenberg, who co-wrote the track with Pasek & Paul. The soundtrack will be released on September 24.