GRAMMY® Award-winning artist Hayley Williams has announced today’s surprise release of an all-new album. Produced by Daniel James, mixed by Carlos De la Garza, and mastered by Heba Kadry, FLOWERS for VASES / descansos is available now via Atlantic Records HERE.
“This isn’t really a follow-up to Petals For Armor. If anything, it’s a prequel, or some sort of detour between parts 1 and 2 of Petals. The meaning of the album as a whole is maybe entirely different from diving into each song in particular,” says Williams. “For me, there’s no better way to tackle these individual subjects other than holistically. The ways I’ve been given time (forcibly, really) to stew on certain pains long enough to understand that they in fact, need to be released…indefinitely. I may never have been offered such a kindness; an opportunity to tend to the seeds I’d planted, to harvest, and to weed or prune what is no longer alive, in order to make space for the living. I wrote and performed this album in its entirety. That’s a career first for me. I recorded it at my home in Nashville, the home at which I’ve resided since Paramore released After Laughter. 2020 was really hard but I’m alive and so my job is to keep living and help others to do the same.”
Along with new music, Hayley is relaunching her previously sold-out Limited Edition APOTHEKE candle that brings the feeling of safety and calm to everyone.