Did Hayley Williams just confirm those new solo album theories?
On Wednesday, the Paramore vocalist unveiled another clue that has a lot of fans talking.
Rumors are currently swirling that Hayley Williams is gearing up to release a follow-up album to her history-making LP Petals For Armor. Williams first hinted that new music may be on the way in a brief social media video where she says she is making her own folklore.
The comment is seemingly in reference to Taylor Swift's new album which was soon followed up by evermore just a few months later. Since it's been less than a year since Petals For Armor was released, fans believe this comment is a hint that another album is on the way.FlowersForVases.com
These surprise packages from Williams correspond back to the audio of her saying “my limb.” Now, it looks like Williams is further tying this limb imagery together. On Wednesday, she unveiled another dark and cryptic clue about Flowers For Vases. The black and white image relates back to the graphic seen on the Flowers For Vases website.
"dont give me the tourniquet."
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Some fans theorize the post's caption could be lyrics to an upcoming song. Williams is known for doing this in the past especially before the Petals For Armor era began. For example, she shared a cryptic Instagram with lyrics from "Simmer" before her solo album was officially announced.
Since these Flowers For Vases clues have emerged, various social media accounts pertaining to the project have been created. However, Williams has not said if she is affiliated with any of these accounts. In fact, earlier this week, she confirmed that one of these Instagram accounts has nothing to do with her.
As well, Williams may have hinted about what this project is all about. Earlier this week, she shared a text message on her Instagram story that talks about letting go of past trauma and fear.
"Letting go is not the same as aversion, struggling to get rid of something. We cannot genuinely let go of what we resist. What we resist and fear secretly follows us even as we push it away. To let go of our fear or trauma, we need to acknowledge just how it is. We need to feel it fully and accept that it is so. It is as it is. Letting go begins with letting be."
[Photo via @yelyahwilliams on Instagram][/caption]This message of letting go relates to Williams' recent Instagram post. The photo of an arm being sawed off could represent detachment from experiences that occurred in the past.
The arrival of these clues is interesting seeing as Paramore have been teasing new music for the past few months. Speculation about a new Paramore album has been swirling since last fall. Back in October, some slight changes to the band’s social media platforms led to fans theorizing new music could be on the way. Then, following a comment from Jimmy Fallon, Paramore shared a cryptic message seemingly confirming they are working on new music.
More recently, fans have been theorizing a new Paramore era is among us. In December, Williams debuted a new hair color that is throwing fans back to the Riot! days. Many speculate that the sudden hair change is Williams’ subtle confirmation a new Paramore era is starting.
What are your reactions to these Flowers For Vases clues? Do you think Hayley Williams has another solo album on the way? Let us know in the comments below.