Hayley Williams - Simmer
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Based on 89 ratings
January 22, 2020 / Release Date
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Stankysauce
80
This is actually really cool. This is not at all what I expected from Hayley's solo music. This is a dark pop song that kind of reminds me of Pang by Caroline Polachek but much angrier. I actually really like the upset and angry lyrics in this song and it is pretty weird hearing Hayley say fucker. Hayley is extremely upset about some guy that ruined her and she gets her point across very well with the dark and simple beat and the rage that slips through her quiet vocals.
maximoose
NR
hayley saying 'fucker' is one of the most jarring moments in music history dont @@@@@@@ me.

song is just alright, but ive never had more of a crush on anyone than hayley williams that it doesnt even matterrrrrr
jewest30211
NR
OMG Hailey said the f-word 😧😧😧

When I first saw this announced I had my theories that it would be similar to older Paramore material. Perhaps they wanted to keep the Paramore band on an 80s synthpop run and go back to making alternative rock under Hailey’s solo project. At least that’s what made sense to me.

But no this is fundamentally another modern Paramore song, just with darker lyrics. I’m really quite confused because unless they’re going to do the ... read more
InspPlatsSingle
80
Wasn't expecting Hayley to go into this direction but I kinda dig it. Can't wait for the new solo effort.
trevorbarnes
59
damn I love Paramore but this shit kinda weird

hayley williams fine as hell tho
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Added on: January 21, 2020