Hayley Williams has carried out an NPR Tiny Desk (Residence Session), giving dwell premieres of tracks from her debut solo album.
“I’ve by no means accomplished this with out Paramore,” the rock band’s vocalist mentioned, whereas enjoying by means of ‘Pure Love’, ‘Taken’ and ‘Lifeless Horse’ from the debut album.
Watch Hayley Williams’ Tiny Desk session under.
Williams is the most recent in a number of artists to recreate NPR’s legendary Tiny Desk sequence of their houses throughout the 2020 lockdown.
Over the previous few months, Dua Lipa has brought ‘Future Nostalgia’ to life, Adrianne Lenker has shared tracks from her trailer, BTS took over a Seoul record store, Arlo Parks set herself up at the kitchen table, Bright Eyes performed a cross-country session and extra.
Hayley Williams launched ‘Petals For Armor’ again in Could. A four-star NME review mentioned the album was full of “fiercely susceptible alt-pop,” writing: “The underlying message of Hayley Williams’ beautiful solo album is that this: put on your flaws like a coat of gleaming armour and discover energy in being open and susceptible.
“This might be a prescient message at any time, however appears much more so in immediately’s unsure local weather. We may all do with a little bit kindness.”
Later this month (December 18), Williams will comply with up ‘Petals For Armor’ with a new EP called ‘Self-Serenades’. The three-track document will embody stripped-back renditions of ‘Simmer’ and ‘Why We Ever’, in addition to a previously-unreleased music ‘Discover Me Right here’.
Williams additionally lately took to social media to reaffirm Paramore’s stance against homophobia, suggesting that the band’s intolerance for anti-LGBTQ views was a purpose why former members left the group.