High School Musical: The series makes history with Disney’s first gay love song

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July 19, 2021, 4:46 PM

Carlos serenaded his boyfriend Seb with “In a Heartbeat” in the latest episode of HSMTMTS.

Lycée Musical: The Musical: The Series made television history and all thanks to one of the most iconic ships in the series.

Fans of Lycée Musical: The Musical: The Series will already know that the popular series stars one of Disney’s first gay couples. Carlos (Frankie Rodriguez) and Seb (Joe Serafini) fall in love in the show’s first season and HSMTMTS season 2 further explores their relationship. Not only that, but Frankie and Joe, who play them, are actually dating IRL.

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Now, HSMTMTS broke new territory. The Season 2 finale features Disney’s very first LGBTQ + love song.

What are the lyrics to “In a Heartbeat” by Frankie Rodriguez?

High School Musical: The series makes history with Disney's first LGBTQ + love song

High School Musical: The series makes history with Disney’s first LGBTQ + love song.

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Just like their classmates, Ricky and Nini, Carlos and Seb go through multiple ups and downs in their relationship and, in the last one, HSMTMTS episode, ‘The Transformation’, Carlos and Seb are separated. Carlos is in Mexico during spring break and Seb tells his friends he’s scared Carlos will settle for him because he’s the only other queer guy at East High.

When Carlos finds out about Seb’s insecurities, he calls on Ricky to help him write a love song for Seb, explaining that he has nothing to fear. Together they write ‘In a Heartbeat’, and Carlos sings Seb while they dance together. In the lyrics he sings: “You make me feel like myself / Why would I go anywhere else?” and “I would choose you without hesitation”.

Speaking about the landmark song with Teen Vogue, Frankie said, “It’s so exciting, and I hope that leaves a pattern for more opportunities to come for other queer actors. We’re not trying to direct. something crazy. We just want love and romance like everyone else. The song is about acceptance between the two. “

Read the full lyrics to ‘In a Heartbeat’ below.

Discussing further, Joe also said, “It’s very meaningful. They’re just another relationship on the show. Their main arcs aren’t about oppression or being so different. They have one. relationship, like Ricky and Nini, and I think that’s the really great thing about it. “

Frankie Rodriguez – In a Heartbeat lyrics

INTRO:
Mmm-mmm, mmm-mmm-mmm
(Ooh ooh)

VERSE 1:
I’m screaming at the top of my lungs, you keep everything bottled up
We’re different this way (Different this way)
But please never change (never change)
It might seem like it’s just us
I’m looking for our kind of love, and maybe it’s true
But I’m so glad it’s you

PRE-CHORUS:
I would like you to know that you are fantastic
I’ll be there no matter what

CHORUS:
When all is said and done
You will always be the one I come back to
In the blink of an eye I will choose you
Hope you know you’ll never dance alone
So don’t worry, you don’t need to
In the blink of an eye I will choose you

VERSE 2:
You make me feel myself
Why would I go elsewhere?
How crazy I am
Somehow you understand, yeah
You are the nicest guy i have ever met
I’m as lucky as I can get, too good to be true
Knowing someone like you

PRE-CHORUS:
I would like you to know that you are fantastic
But I don’t need to tell you it’s magic

CHORUS:
When all is said and done
You will always be the one I come back to
In the blink of an eye I will choose you
Hope you know you’ll never dance alone
So don’t worry you don’t need to
In the blink of an eye I will choose you

BRIDGE:
(Oh-oh-oh-oh) In a heartbeat, in a heartbeat, I’d choose you
(Oh-oh-oh-oh) don’t worry you can trust me i won’t lose you
The future we can’t control
But all I know, all I need
I have with the boy who chose me (When)

CHORUS:
When all is said and done
You will always be the one I come back to
In the blink of an eye I will choose you
Hope you know you’ll never dance alone
So don’t worry you don’t need to
In the blink of an eye I will choose you

OUTRO:
You (In a heartbeat), you (In a heartbeat)
I would choose you (In the blink of an eye)
In a heartbeat
Ooh-ooh-ooh-ooh (In a heartbeat, in a heartbeat)
I would choose you (in a heartbeat) heartbeat)
In a heartbeat

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