Listen to Hayley Williams’ latest ‘Petals For Armor’ track, ‘My Friend’

The Paramore frontwoman's debut album is out next month

Hayley Williams has shared a new song called ‘My Friend’ – you can listen to it below.

Following on from ‘Over Yet’ and ‘Roses/Lotus/Violet/Iris’, the single is set to appear on the Paramore frontwoman’s debut album ‘Petals For Armor’. The first part of the project was released as an EP in February.

Little wrinkle/ By your eye/ I never noticed ’til right now/ Little vicious tiger stripes/ If you get close-up to my thighs” sings Williams in the first verse of ‘My Friend’. At the end of the track, she delivers the refrain: “We stay safe together/ We escape death forever“.

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The track arrives with an accompanying lyric video which follows Williams as she records in the studio – watch below.

Earlier this week, Hayley Williams shared a cover of Phoebe Bridgers’ ‘Smoke Signals‘ which she recorded while in self-isolation. In the video’s caption, she apologised to Bridgers “for butchering [her] beautiful guitar parts.”

‘Petals For Armor’ is set for release on May 8.

Last month, Hayley Williams reaffirmed her stance on the controversial lyrics of Paramore‘s breakout hit, ‘Misery Business’.

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Back in 2018, the singer announced that the track had been axed from her band’s live shows amid the ongoing debate over whether its message was “anti-feminist”. This was due to one particular line in the second verse: “Once a whore, you’re nothing more, I’m sorry that’ll never change.”

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