Petals For Armor by Hayley Williams

Published May 17, 2020

Petals For Armor by Hayley Williams

Album info

  • Title Petals For Armor
  • Artist Hayley Williams
  • Year 2020
  • Genre Alternative


  1. Simmer
  2. Leave It Alone
  3. Cinnamon
  4. Creepin'
  5. Sudden Desire
  6. Dead Horse
  7. My Friend
  8. Over Yet
  9. Roses / Lotus / Violet / Iris
  10. Why We Ever
  11. Pure Love
  12. Taken
  13. Sugar on the Rim
  14. Watch Me While I Bloom
  15. Crystal Clear


I was looking forward to this, as I love the creativity of Hayley and previously Paramore. It was clearly a well thought out project with the three sections of five songs each coming together to make a full body of work. And you can feel the heart and soul that’s gone into it as well.

I’ll admit it wasn’t all for me. There are these slightly odd twists and turns that have elements of pop jazz in there, and I’m not a big jazz fan. But on the flip side, some of the songs are so brilliant and so catchy, it certainly makes it worth listening to. Dead Horse was fantastic, and Simmer as a lead single is great. I’m not sure this will be a classic in my collection but I enjoyed it anyway.

Rating: 3 / 5

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