Paramore's Hayley Williams Shares Notes On 'After Laughter'

Lindsey Byrnes
Paramore

Stereogum just named Paramore’s poppy new LP After Laughter one of the best albums of the year so far, and now the singer Hayley Williams has taken to Instagram to share a few notes on the record, praising guitarist Taylor York, discussing the return of drummer Zac Farro, and thanking music journalists and fans for listening. (You’re welcome, Hayley!) 

"A year ago we sat with the label and said we wanted the album launch to look different than anything we'd done in the past," she begins. "Less focused on sell, sell sell... and more about friendship and art and our own enjoyment of the process."

Read the full letter below:

 

 

This article originally appeared on Stereogum.