Paramore’s Hayley Williams turned 31 yesterday – and used her birthday to announce new solo material.
This is a long time coming!
The star said on Twitter: ‘Thanks so much for all the birthday wishes. 30 was a very important year. 31 will be too.’
She then added: ‘I’m putting out some music next year. With the help of some of my closest friends, I made something I’m going to call my own. It’s a really special project and you’ll get a taste of it in January.’
We can’t wait – and happy birthday Hayley!
— hayley from Paramore (@yelyahwilliams) December 28, 2019
As a member of Paramore, Hayley has scored hits such as Hard Times and Decode. The band’s last album, After Laughter, was released in 2017, and reached the top 10 of the album charts in the US and the UK.
However, one of Hayley’s biggest hits to date was outside of the band: 2010’s Airplanes, which she appeared on with B.o.B.
But as far as albums go, if she releases one next year – which we have a feeling she might… – it would be her first.
That said, Hayley opened up about the future of Paramore in an interview with L’Odet earlier this year.
Put simply, fans needn’t fear a ‘hiatus’.
‘We’re all friends and we all make music in different parts, together. So I feel like, yes, I want to be in Paramore,’ she said.
‘I never want to have to put out a press release that says we’re over or that I quit or that we’re taking a hiatus, which is essentially a marketing ploy these days. I would rather it just be.’
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She added: ‘I’ve been in a band with them since I was 12; I don’t think the band is going anywhere. As long as we’re friends, the band just is. It’s just in us.’
Glad to hear it!
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