Andy Grammer Reveals Inspiration For 'Honey, I'm Good'


05/27/2015
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(Radio.com) Andy Grammer has had simply the best spring. His single "Honey, I'm Good" went to No. 1 on iTunes' Pop Chart and No. 12 and Billboard's Hot 100. He's been Shazamed more times than we can count and has racked up over 20 million plays on Spotify. His YouTube video counts for the single? Over 10 million.

We caught up with Grammer over the phone at the end of his U.S. tour to talk about the inspiration behind an unlikely love song extolling the virtues of monogamy. Grammer revealed the real-life inspiration behind the song, how they found that couple who'd been married for over 70 years for the video and how monogamy changed him in unexpected ways.

Radio.com: Where did the nugget of the idea for "Honey, I'm Good" come from? Andy Grammer: I think anyone in a relationship has to deal with temptation, if they're being honest with themselves. People don't talk about it very much but it's very honest. Guys and girls both have temptation. With me being out on the road, after-shows, singing pictures, hanging out, doing meet-and-greets and stuff, that's definitely real. There are pretty girls all over the place. But there are still a lot of people standing strong, doing their thing in loving relationships actually staying true. I wanted to write an honest love song from that point of view.

There wasn't one specific girl I'm thinking of when I sing that song, it's an overall idea. Read more here.

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