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Hayley Williams Shares Acoustic Version of ‘Simmer’ From Upcoming EP

Hayley Williams

Hayley Williams has a new EP, Petals for Armor: Self-Serenades, arriving on Dec. 18. From that intimate three-song collection, Williams has shared a poignant, stripped-down version of “Simmer.” Her acoustic vocals-and-guitar take was reworked from the version on Petals for Armor, her self-titled debut, which dropped May 8 and is one of our best albums of the year.

In addition to “Simmer,” Self-Serenades also features the unreleased “Find Me Here” and “Why We Ever” from Petals for Armor.

Of ‘”Simmer,” “If you listen closely, you can hear Alf [Hayley’s dog] sigh dramatically in the opening line. Like mother, like son,” Williams wrote on Twitter.

https://twitter.com/yelyahwilliams/status/1337070861501730816?s=20

Check out the tune below.

The Paramore singer did an NPR Tiny Desk (Home) concert where she — alongside her band featuring Julien Baker and Becca Mancari – performed songs off Petals for Armor.